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White-crested Spadebill 

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Platyrinchus platyrhynchos Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
10.5 - 11.5 cm Length
Tropical moist  & dry forest. Below 900 m. Range:- Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuado, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae. Food  
 4207 TSN: 562261 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: ploskozobec bělokorunkatý, Tyranovec belocapkový
Danish: Hvidtoppet Spadenćb
German: Silberkopf-Breitschnabel, Silberkopf-Breitschnabeltyrann
English: White crested Spadebill, White-crested Spadebill
Spanish: Pico Chato de Cabeza Gris, Picochato crestiblanco, Pico-de-pala Canelo, Picoplano Crestiblanco, Piquichato coronimorado, Piquichato coronimoradoPiquichato coronimorado
Spanish (Colombia): Pico-de-pala Canelo
Spanish (Ecuador): Picochato crestiblanco
Spanish (Honduras): Piquichato coronimorado
Spanish (Venezuela): Pico Chato Cabecigris
Finnish: Ruskolatuskanappari
French: Bec-plat ŕ cimier blanc, Platyrhynque ŕ cimier blanc, Platyrhynque brun
Italian: Beccopiatto crestabianca, Palarinco crestabianca
Japanese: hirahashitairanchou
Japanese: ヒラハシタイランチョウ
Latin: Platyrinchus platyrhynchos, Platyrinchus platyrinchos
Dutch: Witkuifbreedbektiran, Witkuif-breedbektiran
Norwegian: Grĺhodespadenebb
Polish: szerokodziobek bialoglowy, szerokodziobek białogłowy
Portuguese: bico-chato-de-crista-branca, patinho-da-mata, Patinho-de-coroa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil): bico-chato-de-crista-branca, patinho-da-mata, Patinho-de-coroa-branca
Russian: Белоголовый ширококлювый мухоед
Slovak: pluhárik striebrohlavý
Swedish: Vitkronad spadnäbb
Chinese: 白冠铲嘴雀


Platyrinchus platyrhynchos
Platyrinchus platyrhynchos amazonicus
Platyrinchus platyrhynchos nattereri
Platyrinchus platyrhynchos platyrhynchos
Platyrinchus platyrhynchos senex

  • Platyrinchus platyrhynchos platyrhynchos: Extreme E Colombia to S Venezuela, the Guianas and N Brazil
  • Platyrinchus platyrhynchos senex: E Ecuador to E Peru (Loreto), NW Bolivia and extreme W Brazil
  • Platyrinchus platyrhynchos nattereri: W Brazil (Rio Purús to Rio Madeira and Rio Jiparaná)
  • Platyrinchus platyrhynchos amazonicus: Amazonian Brazil (Rio Tapajós east to Pará)
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