Great shrike-tyrant

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Great shrike-tyrant
Great Shrike-Tyrant.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Agriornis
Species: A. lividus
Binomial name
Agriornis lividus
(Kittlitz, 1835)

The great shrike-tyrant (Agriornis lividus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in Chile and adjacent areas of south-western Argentina.

Small Description[edit]

It is the largest species of tyrant flycatcher at 27.5–31 cm (10.8-12.2 in) long. The body weight of this large passerine is reported to average 99.2 grams (3.5 oz.)[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and pastureland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Agriornis lividus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses by John B. Dunning Jr. (Editor). CRC Press (1992), ISBN 978-0-8493-4258-5.