Black-capped becard

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Black-capped becard
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A black-capped becard male at Perequê, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
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A black-capped becard female at Restinga de Bertioga State Park, São Paulo state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tityridae
Genus: Pachyramphus
Species: P. marginatus
Binomial name
Pachyramphus marginatus
(Lichtenstein, 1823)
Pachyramphus marginatus 1847

The black-capped becard (Pachyramphus marginatus) is a species of bird in the family Tityridae. It has traditionally been placed in Cotingidae or Tyrannidae, but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae,[2] where now placed by SACC. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pachyramphus marginatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Adopt the Family Tityridae - South American Classification Committee (2007)