Grey-collared becard

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Grey-collared becard
Grey-collared Becard, La Concordia, Mexico (16372461294).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tityridae
Genus: Pachyramphus
Species: P. major
Binomial name
Pachyramphus major
(Cabanis, 1847)

The grey-collared becard (Pachyramphus major) is a species of bird in the family Tityridae. Its genus, Pachyramphus, has traditionally been placed in Cotingidae or Tyrannidae, but evidence strongly suggests it is better placed in Tityridae.[2]

It is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pachyramphus major". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Adopt the Family Tityridae Archived 2008-05-08 at the Wayback Machine. - South American Classification Committee (2007)