Amazonian black tyrant

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Amazonian black tyrant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Knipolegus
Species: K. poecilocercus
Binomial name
Knipolegus poecilocercus
(Pelzeln, 1868)

The Amazonian black tyrant (Knipolegus poecilocercus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in subtropical or tropical swampsm in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela.

Description[edit]

The males are readily identified by their shiny black body, blue hooded head and light blue bills. The females more drab-coloured, with an olive brown body, lighter underside and streaked wing lining, with a reddish brown lining on the inner tail feathers.[2]

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