Lead-colored flycatcher

The Black-tailed Gnatcatcher was described by American ornithologist George Newbold Lawrence in 1857. Meaning 'black-tailed', its specific name is derived from the Ancient Greek melano- 'black' and oura 'tail'.

The Lead-colored flycatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Polioptilidae
Genus : Polioptila
Species : melanura
Authority : Lawrence, 1857