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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus)

 

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Tyrannus forficatus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
F 22 – M 37 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest.dry forest, savanna, shrubland, grassland, degraded former forest, pastureland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below 2,300 m. Range:- Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama,
Puerto Rico (to USA), Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK)
USA.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
 3(4)6 eggs, incubation 13 - 22 days, fledging 14 - 17 days. 1 - 2 Broods per year. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
  Habits
4385 - TSN: 178293 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyran vidloocasý
Danish: Sakshalet Kongetyran
German: Scherenschwanz-Königstyrann, Scherentyrann, Scheren-Tyrann
English: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Spanish: Cola de Tijeras, Pitirre Rabotijera, Pitirre Tijereta, Tijereta, Tijereta Rosada, Tirano tijereta, Tirano Tijereta Rosado, Tirano-tijereta Rosado
Spanish (Colombia): Tijereta Rosada
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tijereta rosada
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cola de Tijeras
Spanish (Honduras): Tijereta
Spanish (Mexico): Tirano tijereta, Tirano-tijereta Rosado
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tijereta Rosada
Estonian: käärsaba-tikat
Finnish: Saksityranni
French: Moucherolle à longue queue, Tyran à longue queue
Haitian Creole French: Pipirit ke long
Hungarian: ollósfarkú tirannusz
Italian: Pigliamosche codaforbice, Tiranno codaforcuta settentrionale
Japanese: embitairanchou, enbitairanchou
Japanese: エッビタイランチョウ, エンビタイランチョウ
Latin: Milvulus forficatus, Muscicapa forficata, Muscivora forficata, Muscivora forficatus, Tyrannus forficata, Tyrannus forficatus
Dutch: Zwaluwstaartkoningstiran, Zwaluwstaart-koningstiran
Norwegian: Saksetyrann
Polish: tyran rózany, tyran różany
Russian: Ножницехвостый мухолов
Slovak: postriežkár vidlochvostý, Tyran vidlochvostý
Swedish: Saxstjärtstyrann
Chinese: 剪尾王霸鹟

Sub-species None known

 

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