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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Knipolegus orenocensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
15 - 15.5 cm Length
Tropical moist shrubland, often near running water. Below 300 m.  Range:- Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela. Along the Orinoco river system.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae. Food  
4321 - TSN: 560636 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec orinocký, tyranovec říční
Danish: Flodtyran
German: Flussufer-Dunkeltyrann, Orinocotyrann, Orinoko Tyrann, Orinokotyrann
English: Orinoco River Tyrant, Orinoco River-Tyrant, Riverside tyrann, Riverside Tyrant
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Playero, Viudita Ribereña
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Playero
Spanish (Venezuela): Viudita ribereña
Finnish: Jokityranni
French: Ada de l'Orénoque
Italian: Tiranno dei fiumi, Tiranno ripario
Japanese: kawatairanchou
Japanese: カワタイランチョウ
Latin: Knipolegus orenocensis, Knipolegus orenocensis orenocensis
Dutch: Riviermoortiran
Norwegian: Flodsottyrann
Polish: wdowik szary
Portuguese: maria-preta-plúmbea, Maria-preta-ribeirinha
Portuguese (Brazil): maria-preta-plúmbea, Maria-preta-ribeirinha
Russian: Оринокский болотный тиранн
Slovak: pamuchár brehový
Swedish: Flodtyrann
Chinese: 滨霸鹟

Knipolegus orenocensis
Knipolegus orenocensis orenocensis
Knipolegus orenocensis sclateri
Knipolegus orenocensis xinguensis

  • Knipolegus orenocensis orenocensis: Extreme SE Colombia and Orinoco system of Venezuela
  • Knipolegus orenocensis xinguensis: E Brazil (Rio Xingú, Rio Tapajós and Rio Araguaia)
  • Knipolegus orenocensis sclateri: Tropical NE Peru (Loreto) and Central Amazonian Brazil
Source: Clements checklist 2012



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