Maroon-belted chat-tyrant

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Maroon-belted chat-tyrant
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Ochthoeca
Species: O. cinnamomeiventris
Subspecies: O. c. thoracica
Trinomial name
Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris thoracica
(Taczanowski, 1874).

Ochthoeca thoracica

The maroon-belted chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris thoracica), also known as the maroon-chested chat-tyrant, is a subspecies of bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It is found in northern South America. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.


This bird is often considered to be a subspecies of the slaty-backed chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris).