Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Puno
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huacarpay, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Prequipa
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Arequipa
Status: The Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant is fairly common and widespread on the east and west slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 2000-4200 m. It is also found at lower elevations on Lomas vegetation. The Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Dormilona Chica.
Sub-species: Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant (Muscisaxicola maculirostris maculirostris), d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837.
Meaning of Name: Muscisaxicola: From the genus Muscicapa Brisson 1760 (flycatcher), and genus Saxicola (wheatear Oenanthe). maculirostris: L. macula= spot and rostris, rostrum= billed, beak.
- 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.