Black-billed shrike-tyrant

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Black-billed shrike-tyrant
Agriornis montanus - Black-billed shrike-tyrant.jpg
Black-billed shrike-tyrant at Mendoza River, Andes, Las Heras, Mendoza Province, Argentina.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Agriornis
Species: A. montanus
Binomial name
Agriornis montanus
(d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)

The black-billed shrike-tyrant (Agriornis montanus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. It is a large flycatcher at 23–25 cm (9–10 in) long. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and pastureland.

Subspecies A. m. insolens, illustration by Joseph Smit, 1888
Subspecies A. m. solitaria, illustration by Joseph Smit, 1888

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