White-naped Xenopsaris (Xenopsaris albinucha)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tityridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pau Preto, Brazil

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Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pau Preto, Brazil

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pau Preto, Brazil

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pau Preto, Brazil


Identification & Behavior: ~13 cm (5.1 in). The White-naped Xenopsaris is mostly white with gray upperparts and black top of the head. It forages in semi-open habitats. It is superficially similar to an Eastern Kingbird but is smaller, has a white neck, and solid gray tail. Also, see a Sirystes.

Status: The White-naped Xenopsaris is considered a vagrant Austral migrant to extreme southeast Peru in Pampas del Heath where all the handful of records come from. It also occurs in Br and Bo.

Name in Spanish: Xenopsaris de Nuca Blanca.

Sub-species: White-naped Xenopsaris (Xenopsaris albinucha albinucha), (Burmeister), 1869.

Meaning of Name: Xenopsaris: Gr. xenos= stranger and genus Psaris Cuvier 1817, tityra. albinucha: L. albus= white and nuchus= nape.

See more of the Family Tityridae peru aves

Distribution Map
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References:

    • 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.