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Mitrephanes phaeocercus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
12 - 13.5 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest, degraded former forest, plantations, often near running water. Between 600 - 3,600 m.  Range:-Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama & USA.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4234 TSN: 554344 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: tyranovec chocholkatý, Tyranovec kaderavý
Danish: Toptyran
German: Gelbbauch-Schnäppertyrann, Gelbbauchtyrann, Gelbbauch-Tyrann
English: Common Tufted Flycatcher, Common Tufted-Flycatcher, Northern Tufted Flycatcher, Northern Tufted-Flycatcher, Tufted Flycatcher, Tufted fycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Moñudo, Mosquerito Moñudo, Mosquero Copetón, Mosquero crestado, Mosquero Moñudo Común, Mosquero Penachudo, Mosquitero Moñudo
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Moñudo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquerito moñudo
Spanish (Honduras): Mosquero crestado
Spanish (Mexico): mosquero copetón, Mosquero Penachudo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mosquitero Moñudo
Finnish: Töyhtösieppari
French: Moucherolle huppé
Hungarian: búbos tirannusz
Italian: Pigliamosche dal ciuffo
Japanese: fusaboushihaetori
Japanese: フサボウシハエトリ
Latin: Mitrephanes phaeocercus
Dutch: Bruine Tiran, Geelbuiktiran
Norwegian: Topptyrann
Polish: czubogłowik ochrowy, piwik czubaty
Russian: Хохлатый мухоед
Slovak: pamuchár partový
Swedish: Tofstyrann
Chinese: 领霸鹟

Mitrephanes phaeocercus
Mitrephanes phaeocercus aurantiiventris
Mitrephanes phaeocercus berlepschi
Mitrephanes phaeocercus burleighi
Mitrephanes phaeocercus eminulus
Mitrephanes phaeocercus nicaraguae
Mitrephanes phaeocercus phaeocercus
Mitrephanes phaeocercus tenuirostris
Mitrephanes phaeocercus vividus

  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus phaeocercus: Mountains of E Mexico to El Salvador and NE Nicaragua
  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus tenuirostris: Mts. of W Mexico (Sonora and Chihuahua to Jalisco)
  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus [berlepschi]: Extreme E Panama to NW Colombia and NW Ecuador
  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus berlepschi: Extreme E Panama to NW Colombia and NW Ecuador
  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus [aurantiiventris]: Highlands of Costa Rica and W Panama
  • Mitrephanes phaeocercus aurantiiventris: Highlands of Costa Rica and W  Panama
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