Sao Francisco black tyrant

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Sao Francisco black tyrant[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Knipolegus
Species: K. franciscanus
Binomial name
Knipolegus franciscanus
Snethlage, 1928

The Sao Francisco black tyrant, Caatinga black tyrant or Brazilian black tyrant (Knipolegus franciscanus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae.

It is endemic to Brazil. It has often been considered a subspecies of the larger white-winged black tyrant (K. aterrimus).[citation needed]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Gill, F., Wright, M. & Donsker, D. (2009). IOC World Bird Names (version 2.2). Available at Accessed 30 August 2009
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Knipolegus franciscanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 November 2013.