Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Satipo Road, Junin
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Acjanaco, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huancabamba, Piura
Status: The Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant is fairly common in humid montane forests of the east and west (mostly Piura and Cajamarca) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 2500-4100 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Pitajo de Dorso Pardo.
Sub-species: Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca fumicolor brunneifrons), Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1896. C & W Andes of Colombia S to N & C Peru.
(Ochthoeca fumicolor berlepschi), Hellmayr, 1914. SE Peru (Cuzco, Puno) and W & C Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).
Meaning of Name: Ochthoeca: Gr. okhthos= bank, mound and oikos, oikeo = dwelling, to inhabit. fumicolor: L. fumus, fumi= smoke and color, coloris= color.
- 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.