Black Phoebe

Sayornis nigricans - Moucherolle noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Tyrannidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sayornis

  • Species
    :

    nigricans

Descriptor

Swainson, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 27 à 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : 15 à 22 g
Longevity

3 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Sayornis nigricans nigricans (ne, c, s Mexico)
  • Sayornis nigricans semiater (w USA and w Mexico)
  • Sayornis nigricans aquaticus (s Mexico to Nicaragua)
  • Sayornis nigricans amnicola (Costa Rica and w Panama)
  • Sayornis nigricans angustirostris (e Panama, n Colombia and n, w Venezuela to Peru)
  • Sayornis nigricans latirostris (Bolivia and nw Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Moucherolle noir,
  • Mosquero Negro,
  • Papa-moscas-fibi-preto,
  • Schwarzkopfphoebe,
  • kormos tirannusz,
  • Zwarte Phoebe,
  • Fibi nero,
  • Svart fibi,
  • Svartfibi,
  • pamuchár čierny,
  • tyranovec černý,
  • Sort Fibii,
  • mustafiivi,
  • mosquer negre,
  • fibik czarny,
  • melnā fībija,
  • Чёрный феб,
  • クロツキヒメハエトリ,
  • 黑长尾霸鹟,
  • 黑菲比霸鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

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