Pygmy tyrant

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Pygmy tyrant
Myiornis auricularis.jpg
Eared pygmy tyrant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Myiornis
W. Bertoni, 1901

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The pygmy tyrants are a bird genus, Myiornis, in the family Tyrannidae. Discounting the hummingbirds, they are some of the smallest birds in the world.

The following species are contained in Myiornis: