Long-tailed tyrant

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Long-tailed tyrant
Colonia colonus -Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-8.jpg
In Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Colonia
J.E. Gray, 1828
Species: C. colonus
Binomial name
Colonia colonus
(Vieillot, 1818)

The long-tailed tyrant (Colonia colonus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the only member of genus Colonia.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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