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Pale-edged Flycatcher


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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Myiarchus cephalotes Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
18 - 20 cm Length
Tropical montane moist  forest.  degraded former forest. Between 800 - 3,000 m.  Range:- Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.  mainly flying insects. Food  
4360 - TSN: 561298 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyran hlavatý, tyran světlelemý
Danish: Lyssømmet Skovtyran
German: Andenschopftyrann, Taczanowski Tyrann, Taczanowskityrann, Taczanowski-Tyrann
English: Pale edged Flycatcher, Pale-edged Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas de Dorsos Pálidos, Atrapamoscas Montañero, Copetón filipálido, Copetón Montañero
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Montañero
Spanish (Ecuador): Copetón filipálido
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Montañero Juí
Finnish: Andiennapsu
French: Tyran de Tackzanowski, Tyran de Taczanowski, Tyran givré
Italian: Pigliamosche cefalote, Pigliamosche pennechiare
Japanese: shiroherioohitakimodoki
Japanese: シロヘリオオヒタキモドキ
Latin: Myiarchus cephalotes
Dutch: Taczanowksi's Tiran, Taczanowski's Tiran, Taczanowski-tiran
Norwegian: Andestyrann
Polish: mucholap andyjski, muchołap andyjski
Russian: Чешуйчатый желтобрюхий тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár hôrny
Swedish: Andinsk topptyrann
Chinese: 淡边蝇霸鹟


Myiarchus cephalotes
Myiarchus cephalotes caribbaeus
Myiarchus cephalotes cephalotes

  • Myiarchus cephalotes cephalotes: Andes of Colombia and W Venezuela to W Bolivia
  • Myiarchus cephalotes caribbaeus: Mountains of N Venezuela (Trujillo and Lara to Sucre)
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