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Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant - Colombia S4E1525.jpg
Brown-backed chat-tyrant
(Ochthoeca fumicolor)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Ochthoeca
Cabanis, 1847

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Ochthoeca is a genus of passerine birds in the family Tyrannidae.

The genus contains eight species:[1]

The genus Ochthoeca formerly included some species that are now placed in the genus Silvicultrix.


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2017). "Tyrant flycatchers". World Bird List Version 7.3. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 12 January 2018.