Lesser wagtail-tyrant

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Lesser wagtail-tyrant
Stigmatura napensis - Lesser wagtail tyrant.JPG
Lesser wagtail-tyrant at Potengi, Ceará state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Stigmatura
Species: S. napensis
Binomial name
Stigmatura napensis
Chapman, 1926[2]

The lesser wagtail-tyrant (Stigmatura napensis) is a small South American species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It occurs in two distinct populations: One found in wooded and shrubby habitats along major Amazonian rivers in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, and a second found in the comparable far drier northeastern Brazil. The latter is sometimes considered a separate species, the Bahian wagtail-tyrant (S. bahiae), named after the state Bahia, where the majority of its range is.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Stigmatura napensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Chapman, Frank M. (1926). "Descriptions of New Birds from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil". American Museum Novitates (231): 3. hdl:2246/4112.