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Colonia colonus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
Male 23–28 cm, female 18–22 cm Length
Tropical moist  forest, degraded former forest. Up to 1,200 m. Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua & Panama.

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 2 - 3eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae, mainly flying insects. Food  
4334 - TSN: 559389 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec dlouhoocasý
Danish: Spatelhaletyran
German: Langschwanztyrann, Langschwanz-Tyrann, Weißkappen-Schleppentyrann
English: Long tailed Tyrant, Long-tailed Tyrant, White-backed Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Rabijunco, Mosquero Colilargo, Mosquero coludo, Mosquitero Colilargo, Tirano colilargo, Yetapá Negro
Spanish (Argentine): Yetapá negro
Spanish (Bolivia): Yetapá negro
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Rabijunco
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquero coludo
Spanish (Honduras): Tirano colilargo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mosquitero Colilargo
Spanish (Paraguay): Yetapá negro
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Coludo
Estonian: händtikat
Finnish: Nauhapyrstötyranni
French: Moucherolle à longs brins, Moucherolle à raquettes
Guarani: Jetapa hû, Jivere hû, Jivere hü
Hungarian: nyársas tirannusz
Italian: Tiranno codalunga
Japanese: shiragafutaotairanchou
Japanese: シラガフタオタイランチョウ
Latin: Colonia colonus
Dutch: Langstaarttiran
Norwegian: Pendeltyrann
Polish: bialoglowik, białogłowik
Portuguese: freirinha-da-serra, maria-viuvinha, viúva, Viuvinha, viuvinha-tesoura
Portuguese (Brazil): freirinha-da-serra, maria-viuvinha, viúva, Viuvinha, viuvinha-tesoura
Russian: Длиннохвостый тиранн
Slovak: pamuchár steblochvostý
Swedish: Långstjärtstyrann
Chinese: 长尾霸鹟


Colonia colonus
Colonia colonus colonus
Colonia colonus fuscicapilla
Colonia colonus fuscicapillus
Colonia colonus leuconota
Colonia colonus leuconotus
Colonia colonus niveiceps
Colonia colonus poecilonota
Colonia colonus poecilonotus

  • Colonia colonus colonus: C and E Brazil (S Maranhão) to E Paraguay and NE Argentina.
  • Colonia colonus poecilonota: SE Venezuela (E Bolívar) and the Guianas.
  • Colonia colonus leuconota: SE Honduras and E Nicaragua to W Colombia and W Ecuador
  • Colonia colonus fuscicapillus: E Andes of Colombia, N Ecuador and extreme NE Peru.
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