Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tityridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Manaus, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Male | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Status: The Masked Tityra is common and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Titira Enmascarada.
Sub-species: Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata fortis), Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1896.
Meaning of Name: Tityra: Gr Tityrus= In Greek mithology, the name of a rustic shepherd in Virgil’s Eclogues. semifasciata: L. semi, semissis= small, half and fascia, fasciatus= band, banded.
- 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.