Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Laquipampa, Lambayeque
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Chongoyape, Lambayeque
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Jaen|Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Status: The Black Phoebe is common on both the east and west slopes of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Mosquero de Agua.
Sub-species: Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans angustirostris), Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1896.
Meaning of Name: Sayornis: In honor of Thomas Say (1787-1834) US entomologist, first Secretary of Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1812, naturalist on Long’s expeditions to the Rocky Mts. 1819-1820, 1823. nigricans: L. niger= black, nigricans, nigricantis= blackish, swarthy.
- 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 03/01/2017.