Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Porculla, Piura
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. El Angolo, Piura
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Leimebamba, Amazonas
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Yerbabuena, Amazonas
Status: The Rufous-winged Tyrannulet occurs in the humid and deciduous forest of Tumbes south to Lambayeque and the humid montane forests of the west slope of Piura and Cajamarca. It also occurs in the humid habitats of the Maranon Valley, and on the montane forest of the east slope of the Andes in Amazonas and San Martin at elevations ranging between 1100-2400 m. The Rufous-winged Tyrannulet also occurs in Ec.
Name in Spanish: Tiranillo de Ala Rufa.
Sub-species: Rufous-winged Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus calopterus), (P. L. Sclater), 1859.
Meaning of Name: Mecocerculus: Gr. mekos= length and kerkos= tail. calopterus: Gr. kalos= beautiful and pteros, pteron= wing, winged.
- 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.