Large-headed flatbill

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Large-headed flatbill[1]
Ramphotrigon megacephalum - Large-headed Flatbill.jpg
Large-headed flatbill at Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Ramphotrigon
Species: R. megacephalum
Binomial name
Ramphotrigon megacephalum
(Swainson, 1835)

Ramphotrigon megacephala

Ramphotrigon megacephalum illustration by Swainson, 1841

The large-headed flatbill (Ramphotrigon megacephalum), also known as the bamboo flatbill, is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ Gill, F., Wright, M. & Donsker, D. (2009). IOC World Bird Names (version 2.2). Available at Accessed 30 August 2009
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ramphotrigon megacephalum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.