Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Patria, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. No Data
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. La Merced, Junin
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Eastern Andes of Colombia
Status: The Long-tailed Tyrant is fairly common mostly on the east slope of the Andes up to 2300 m. In also ranges as low as 350 m in part of the Amazonian lowlands. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Tirano de Cola Larga.
Sub-species: Long-tailed Tyrant (Colonia colonus fuscicapillus), (P. L. Sclater), 1861. E Andes of Colombia, N Ecuador and extreme NE Peru (mouth of R Curaray).
(Colonia colonus niveiceps), J. T. Zimmer, 1930. SE Ecuador, Peru (San Martín S to N Puno) and N Bolivia (S to Cochabamba).
Meaning of Name: Colonia: Based on de Azara’s 1802-1805, name Colón, for the Long-tailed Tyrant, and specific name Muscicapa colonus Vieillot. colonus: L. colonus= farmer, rustic.
- 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.