Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus savana - Tyran des savanes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Tyrannidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tyrannus

  • Species
    :

    savana

Descriptor

Daudin, 1802

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 à 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 28 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Tyrannus savana monachus (s Mexico to Colombia, the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Tyrannus savana sanctaemartae (n Colombia and nw Venezuela)
  • Tyrannus savana circumdatus (ec Brazil)
  • Tyrannus savana savana (c and s SA, Falkland Is.)

Foreign names

  • Tyran des savanes,
  • Tijereta Sabanera,
  • Tesourinha,
  • Gabeltyrann,
  • villásfarkú királygébics,
  • Vorkstaartkoningstiran,
  • Pigliamosche codaforcuta,
  • Gaffelstjärtstyrann,
  • Gaffeltyrann,
  • postriežkar lastovičí,
  • tyran savanový,
  • Langhalet Kongetyran,
  • laahustyranni,
  • tirà de sabana,
  • tyran widłosterny,
  • dakšastes tirāniņš,
  • Вилохвостый королевский тиранн,
  • ズグロエンビタイランチョウ,
  • 叉尾王霸鹟,
  • 叉尾霸鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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