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Myiarchus ferox Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
 18.5 - 19 cm Length
Tropical moist forest.dry forest shrubland, savanna, degraded former forest, pastureland, arable land, often near water. Below 1,000m.  Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods larvae and fruit.. Food  
 4359 TSN: 561299 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyran chocholkatý
Danish: Korttoppet Skovtyran
German: Kurzschopftyrann, Kurzschopf-Tyrann
English: Fierce Flycatcher, Short crested Flycatcher, Short-crested Flycatcher, Short-crested Myiarchus, Short-crested-Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Garrochero, Atrapamoscas Garrochiero Chico, Burlisto pico negro, Copetón Feroz
Spanish (Argentine): Burlisto pico negro
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Garrochero
Spanish (Paraguay): Burlisto pico negro
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Garrochero Chico
Finnish: Tummasiipinapsu
French: Tyran féroce
Guarani: Choperu
Italian: Pigliamosche crestacorta
Japanese: hashigurooohitakimodoki
Japanese: ハシグロオオヒタキモドキ
Latin: Myiarchus ferox
Dutch: Kortkuiftiran
Norwegian: Brasiltyrann
Polish: mucholap czarnodzioby, muchołap czarnodzioby
Portuguese: irré, Mané-besta, mané-besta , Maria-cavaleira, maria-cavalheira, pai-agostinho, pai-augustinho, papa-mosca
Portuguese (Brazil): irré, mané-besta , Maria Cavaleira, Maria-cavaleira, maria-cavalheira, pai-agostinho, pai-augustinho, papa-mosca
Russian: Короткохохлый желтобрюхий тиранн
Slovak: postriežkar krátkochochlatý, postriežkár krátkochochlý
Swedish: Korttofsad topptyrann
Chinese: 短冠蝇霸鹟


Myiarchus ferox
Myiarchus ferox australis
Myiarchus ferox brunnescens
Myiarchus ferox ferox

  • Myiarchus ferox ferox: Tropical SE Colombia to N Bolivia, the Guianas and N Brazil
  • Myiarchus ferox brunnescens: Llanos of E Colombia to Venezuela and Guyana
  • Myiarchus ferox australis: S Brazil to E  Bolivia, E Paraguay and NE Argentina
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