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Crowned Slaty Flycatcher

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-[[Image:Crowned_Slaty_Flycatcher.jpg|thumb|450px|right|Photo by Carlos Henrique<br />Photo taken: Pen√°polis - SP - [[Brazil]].]]+[[Image:Crowned_Slaty_Flycatcher.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Carlos+Henrique|Carlos Henrique}}<br />Pen√°polis - SP - [[Brazil]], December 2007]]
-[[Image:d09_0577.jpg|thumb|450px|right|Photo by {{user|nomdeploom|nomdeploom}} <br/>Location: Chancani Reserve, [[Argentina]] ]]+;[[: Category:Empidonomus|Empidonomus]] aurantioatrocristatus
- +''Griseotyrannus aurantioatrocristatus''
-;[[: Category:Griseotyrannus|Griseotyrannus]] aurantioatrocristatus+
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==Identification== ==Identification==
-Length 17cm. A mid-sized flycatcher of typical morph with drab dark plumage. Upperparts dark grey, underparts slilghtly lighter. A black cap with a hidden bright yellow patch are the most diagnostic markings for this species.+Length 17cm. A mid-sized flycatcher of typical morph but with drab dark plumage and no wing bars. Upperparts dark grey, underparts slilghtly lighter. A black cap with a hidden bright yellow patch are the most diagnostic markings for this species.
- +
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-[[Brazil]] and [[Bolivia]] to [[Argentina]], on east slope of Andes only. During the austral winter, it migrates into the mostly western and central Amazon Basin as a non-breeding resident. It is resident southward to central latitudes of [[Argentina]]. 
 +[[Brazil]] and [[Bolivia]] to [[Argentina]], on east slope of Andes only. During the austral winter, it migrates into the mostly western and central Amazon Basin as a non-breeding resident. It is resident southward to central latitudes of [[Argentina]]. <br />
 +It has occurred as a vagrant in both [[Panama]] and [[Louisiana]]<sup>[[#References|[2]]]</sup>.
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-Two subspecies are recognized in this species<sup>[[#References|1]]</sup>: ''aurantioatrocristatus'' and ''pallidiventris''.<br>+[[Crowned Slaty Flycatcher]] is placed in its own genus (''[[: Category:Griseotyrannus|Griseotyrannus]]'') by some authorities<sup>[[#References|[2]]]</sup> (discussion in [http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=139217 this thread]).
-''G. aurantioatrocristatuswas'' was formerly classified, together with the [[Variegated Flycatcher]] as genus ''Empidonomus'', but is now considered monospecific in its own genus.+====Subspecies====
- +There are two subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>:
 +*''E. a. pallidiventris'':
 +:*Eastern [[Brazil]] (Rio Tapajos to northern Goi¬†southern and Piau¬°)
 +*''E. a. aurantioatrocristatus'':
 +:*[[Bolivia]] to northern [[Argentina]] and southern Brazil; winters north to western Amazonia
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
Tall, dry woods, forest edges, savannahs with trees. Tall, dry woods, forest edges, savannahs with trees.
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==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
Typical behaviour for a flycatcher - returns to a favorite perch repeatedly after sorties to collect insects. Typical behaviour for a flycatcher - returns to a favorite perch repeatedly after sorties to collect insects.
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==References== ==References==
-# Clements, James F. 2007. ''The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World''. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019+#{{Ref-Clements6thAug11}}#{{Ref-GillDonsker10}}#[http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1525/auk.2010.127.3.726 51st supplement to the AOU checklist of North American birds]
 +{{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==
-{{GSearch|Griseotyrannus+aurantioatrocristatus}} +{{GSearch|Flycatcher+aurantioatrocristatus}}
-[[Category:Birds]][[Category:Griseotyrannus]]+[[Category:Birds]][[Category:Empidonomus]]

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Photo by Carlos HenriquePen√°polis - SP - Brazil, December 2007
Photo by Carlos Henrique
Pen√°polis - SP - Brazil, December 2007
Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus

Griseotyrannus aurantioatrocristatus

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[edit] Identification

Length 17cm. A mid-sized flycatcher of typical morph but with drab dark plumage and no wing bars. Upperparts dark grey, underparts slilghtly lighter. A black cap with a hidden bright yellow patch are the most diagnostic markings for this species.

[edit] Distribution

Brazil and Bolivia to Argentina, on east slope of Andes only. During the austral winter, it migrates into the mostly western and central Amazon Basin as a non-breeding resident. It is resident southward to central latitudes of Argentina.
It has occurred as a vagrant in both Panama and Louisiana[2].

[edit] Taxonomy

Crowned Slaty Flycatcher is placed in its own genus (Griseotyrannus) by some authorities[2] (discussion in this thread).

[edit] Subspecies

There are two subspecies[1]:

  • E. a. pallidiventris:
  • Eastern Brazil (Rio Tapajos to northern Goi¬†southern and Piau¬°)
  • E. a. aurantioatrocristatus:
  • Bolivia to northern Argentina and southern Brazil; winters north to western Amazonia

[edit] Habitat

Tall, dry woods, forest edges, savannahs with trees.

[edit] Behaviour

Typical behaviour for a flycatcher - returns to a favorite perch repeatedly after sorties to collect insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. 51st supplement to the AOU checklist of North American birds

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