Brownish twistwing

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Brownish twistwing
Illustration by Joseph Smit, 1888
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Cnipodectes
Species: C. subbrunneus
Binomial name
Cnipodectes subbrunneus
(Sclater, 1860)

The brownish twistwing (Cnipodectes subbrunneus), also known as the brownish flycatcher, is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae. It was the only member of the genus Cnipodectes until the description of Cnipodectes superrufus in 2007.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.