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Velvety Black-Tyrant

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Knipolegus nigerrimus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
 17.5 18 cm Length
Dry forest, dry shrubland, grassland, rocky areas. Between 700 - 2,700 m.  Range:- Endemic to {Brazil:- (Northeast:-  Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco, Sergipe.) ( South Brazil:- Paraná,Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina,) (Southeast Brazil:- Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo,)}

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit..  mainly flying insects. Food  
4323 - TSN: 560635 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec brazilský
Danish: Fløjlstyran
German: Kurzschopf-Dunkeltyrann, Kurzschopf-Mohrentyrann
English: Velvety black tyrann, Velvety Black Tyrant, Velvety Black-Tyrant
Spanish: Viudita Aterciopelada, Viudita Sedosa
Finnish: Brasiliansurutyranni
French: Ada noir
Italian: Tiranno nero vellutato
Japanese: biroadokurotairanchou, biro-dokurotairanchou
Japanese: ビロアドクロタイランチョウ, ビロードクロタイランチョウ
Latin: Knipolegus nigerrimus
Dutch: Fluweelmoortiran
Norwegian: Fløyelssottyrann
Polish: wdowik czarny
Portuguese: maria-preta, maria-preta-de-garganta-vermelha, Maria-preta-do-nordeste, Maria-preta-rupestre, maria-preta-veludosa, viuvinha
Portuguese (Brazil): maria-preta, Maria-preta-de-garganta-vermelha, maria-preta-rupestre, maria-preta-veludosa, viuvinha
Russian: Короткохохлый болотный тиранн
Slovak: pamuchár zamatový
Swedish: Sammetstyrann
Chinese: 柔羽黑霸鹟


Knipolegus nigerrimus
Knipolegus nigerrimus hoflingae
Knipolegus nigerrimus hoflingi
Knipolegus nigerrimus nigerrimu

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