Patagonian Tyrant

The Patagonian Tyrant is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the only one in the genus Colorhamphus.

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

The Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhamphus parvirostris) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the only one in the genus Colorhamphus. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Though it is a primarily insectivorous species, it has been seen also to eat the seeds of mayten and the fruit of leñadura. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Colorhamphus parvirostris. More

and Marfn � DISTRIBUTION OF PATAGONIAN TYRANT 657 m) in bushes or small, defoliated trees. Espino (Acacia cavens) and the introduced American elm (Ulmus americana) are most commonly used, and the birds prefer perches on the outer positions and lower halves of the trees. In addition to sallies, individuals occasionally search live or dead leaves for insects. Sally-distance is variable, generally from 0.5 to 3 m. Occasional low flights are made; apparently the birds feed on flushed insects during these flights. The highest densities of C. More

Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris = Described by: Darwin (1839) Alternate common name(s): Patagonian Tyrannulet, Small-billed Tyrant, Patagonian Chat-Tyrant Old scientific name(s): Ochthoeca parvirostris Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Sw. South America; Andes in s. Chile (Coronel/Pichiahuel area) and Argentina (Nequen and Valdivia) s. to Tierra del Fuego. Winters mainly in c. Chile n. to El Palomo and Ovalle. More

Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhamphus parvirostris) by Daniel González Amat from Chile XC15052 :: Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhamphus parvirostris) = Recording data Recordist Daniel González Amat Date 20-06-2007 Time 11:17 Country Chile Location Mahuida, La Reina Longitude W70. More

Patagonian Tyrant - Colorhamphus parvirostris Cattle Tyrant - Machetornis rixosa Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris Reserva Nacional Altos de Lircay, Region VII, Chile. (S5) Cattle Tyrant Machetornis rixosa rixosa Pousada Piuval, Mato Grosso state, Brazil. This one is found throughout much of South America, wherever the appropriate open savanna habitat occurs. More

Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Tyrannidae
Genus : Colorhamphus
Species : parvirostris
Authority : (Gould & G. R. Gray, in Gould, 1839)