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Plain-capped Ground-Tyrant

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Paramo Ground-Tyrant, a split from Plain-capped Ground-Tyrant (according to Ridgeley and Greenfield, Birds of Ecuador

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Muscisaxicola alpinus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
18 - 19 cm Length
Grassland and shrubland, rocky areas.. Between 3,300 - 4,600 m  Range:- Colombia & Ecuador.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4307 - TSN: 711527 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec skalní
Danish: Brunisset Jordtyran, Paramojordtyran
German: Felsentyrann, Weißbrauen-Grundtyrann
English: Alpine Ground-Tyrant, Cinereous Ground-Tyrant, Paramo Ground Tyrant, Paramo Ground-Tyrant, Plain capped Ground Tyrant, Plain-capped Ground Tyrant, Plain-capped Ground-Tyrant
Spanish: Dormilona Cenicienta, Dormilona gorrillana, Dormilona Gris
Spanish (Colombia): Dormilona Cenicienta
Spanish (Ecuador): Dormilona gorrillana
Finnish: Ruohomaatyranni
French: Dormilon à grands sourcils, Dormilon andin, Dormilon des Andes
Italian: Tiranno terragnolo capouniforme, Tiranno terricolo delle Ande
Japanese: chaboushiiwatairanchou
Japanese: チャボウシイウァタイランチョウ, チャボウシイワタイランチョウ
Latin: Muscisaxicola alpina, Muscisaxicola alpina alpina, Muscisaxicola alpinus
Dutch: Rotsgrondtiran
Norwegian: Paramomarktyrann
Polish: Skałotyran szary, skalotyran ubogi, skałotyran ubogi
Russian: Скальный земляной тиранн
Slovak: pamuchár vrchovský
Swedish: Brunkronad marktyrann
Chinese: 淡顶地霸鹟

Muscisaxicola alpinus
Muscisaxicola alpinus alpinus
Muscisaxicola alpinus columbiana
Muscisaxicola alpinus columbianus
Muscisaxicola alpinus grisea
Muscisaxicola alpinus griseus
Muscisaxicola alpinus quesadae
Muscisaxicola alpinus quesadea

  • Muscisaxicola alpinus alpinus: Páramo of Ecuador
  • Muscisaxicola alpinus columbianus: Central Andes of Colombia (Nevado del Ruiz to Cauca)
  • Muscisaxicola alpinus quesadae: E Andes of Colombia (Boyacá and Cundinamarca)
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