Rufous-crowned tody-flycatcher

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Rufous-crowned tody-flycatcher
Poecilotriccus ruficeps.jpg
From Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Poecilotriccus
Species: P. ruficeps
Binomial name
Poecilotriccus ruficeps
(Kaup, 1852)

The rufous-crowned tody-flycatcher (Poecilotriccus ruficeps) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers. It was formerly placed in the genus Todirostrum, and has been known as the rufous-crowned tody-tyrant.[2] It is found in thickets and second growth in the Andes of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and far northern Peru.


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