Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lomas de Lachay, Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Camana|Lachay, Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lambayeque|Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lima
Status: The Short-tailed Field-Tyrant is fairly common and widespread on the western lowland and part of the Marañon basin ranging up to 1300 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Ec and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Dormilona de Cola Corta.
Sub-species: Short-tailed Field Tyrant (Muscigralla brevicauda), d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837.
Meaning of Name: Muscigralla: Similar to members of the genus Muscicapa, Brisson 1760, flycatcher and grallae= stilts. brevicauda: L. brevis= short and cauda= tail.
- 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.