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Contopus cinereus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
 14 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest.dry forest Shrubland, degraded former forest. Up to   2,200 m. Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela. Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama. Trinidad and Tobago.

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2 creamy-white eggs, incubation 15-16 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4243 - TSN: 712512 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: tyranovec tropický
Danish: Tropisk Pivi
German: Südlicher Waldschnäppertyrann
English: Tropical Pewee, Tropical Pewee (Tropical)
Spanish: Pibí Tropical
Spanish (Argentine): Burlisto chico
Spanish (Bolivia): Burlisto gris chico
Spanish (Colombia): Pibí Tropical
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pibí tropical
Spanish (Honduras): Piwi tropical
Spanish (Mexico): pibí tropical
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pibí Tropical
Spanish (Paraguay): Burlisto chico
Finnish: tropiikkipiivi
French: Moucherolle cendré
Guarani: Kumbi kumbi
Hungarian: trópusi pivi
Italian: Piui tropicale, Piuì tropicale
Japanese: nettaimoritairanchou
Japanese: ネッタイモリタイランチョウ
Latin: Contopus cinereus, Contopus cinereus [cinereus Group]
Dutch: Spix' Piewie, Spix-piewie
Norwegian: Tropepivi
Polish: piwik ubogi
Portuguese: *Papa-moscas-cinzento, Piuí-cinza
Portuguese (Brazil): Papa-moscas-cinzento
Russian: Серый пиви
Slovak: pamuchár tropický
Swedish: Tropikpivi
Chinese: 热带绿霸鹟

Sub-species None known

Contopus cinereus
Contopus cinereus aithalodes
Contopus cinereus bogotensis
Contopus cinereus brachytarsus
Contopus cinereus cinereus
Contopus cinereus pallescens
Contopus cinereus punensis
Contopus cinereus rhizophorus
Contopus cinereus surinamensis

  • Contopus cinereus cinereus: SE Brazil (Bahia to Paraná) to E Paraguay and NE Argentina
  • Contopus cinereus surinamensis: S Venezuela to the Guianas and NE Brazil
  • Contopus cinereus bogotensis: N Colombia to N Venezuela and NW Brazil; Trinidad
  • Contopus cinereus pallescens: Extreme SE Peru to E Brazil, Bolivia and NW Argentina
  • Contopus cinereus brachytarsus: Tropical SE Mexico (Oaxaca and Veracruz) to Panama
  • Contopus cinereus rhizophorus: Arid Pacific littoral of W Costa Rica (Guanacaste)
  • Contopus cinereus aithalodes: Isla Coiba (Panama)
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