Tropical Kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus - Tyran mélancolique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Tyrannidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tyrannus

  • Species
    :

    melancholicus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 32 à 43 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tyran mélancolique
immature

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Tyrannus melancholicus melancholicus (n SA to c Argentina)
  • Tyrannus melancholicus satrapa (sw USA to n Colombia and n Venezuela, Trinidad)
  • Tyrannus melancholicus despotes (ne Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Tyran mélancolique,
  • Tirano melancólico,
  • suiriri,
  • Trauerkönigstyrann,
  • trópusi királygébics,
  • Tropische Koningstiran,
  • Re dei tiranni tropicale,
  • tropikkungstyrann,
  • Tropekongetyrann,
  • postriežkar čiernozobý,
  • tyran tropický,
  • Tropisk Kongetyran,
  • livertäjätyranni,
  • tirà melancòlic,
  • tyran melancholijny,
  • tropu karaļputns,
  • Траурный королевский тиранн,
  • オリーブタイランチョウ,
  • 热带王霸鹟,
  • 熱帶王霸鶲,

Voice song and cries

Tyran mélancolique
adult

Habitat

Tyran mélancolique
adult

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

Geographic range

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