Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tityridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil | Peru
Status: The Black-crowned Tityra is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Titira de Corona Negra.
Sub-species: Black-crowned Tityra (Tityra inquisitor albitorques), Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847. E Panama, N & W Colombia (S to W Valle del Cauca, and Magdalena Valley S to N Huila), W Ecuador (S to Guayas and NW Azuay), N & C Peru (W Loreto, San Martín, Ayacucho), NW Bolivia (Pando, Beni) and NW Brazil (R Juruá and Amazon E to Manaus).
(Tityra inquisitor buckleyi), Salvin and Godman, 1890. SE Colombia (W Caquetá and Putumayo E to Amazonas) and E Ecuador (Napo, Pastaza).
Meaning of Name: Tityra: Gr Tityrus= In Greek mythology, the name of a rustic shepherd in Virgil’s Eclogues. inquisitor: L. inquisitor, inquisitoris= investigator, searcher, examiner.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.