Pink-throated becard

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Pink-throated becard
Pachyramphus minor - Pink-throated Becard (male).JPG
A pink-throated becard male at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tityridae
Genus: Pachyramphus
Species: P. minor
Binomial name
Pachyramphus minor
(Lesson, 1830)

Platypsaris minor

The pink-throated becard (Pachyramphus minor) is a species of bird in the family Tityridae. It has traditionally been placed in Cotingidae or Tyrannidae, but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae,[2] where now placed by SACC. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pachyramphus minor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Adopt the Family Tityridae - South American Classification Committee (2007)