Santa Marta bush tyrant

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Santa Marta bush tyrant
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Myiotheretes
Species: M. pernix
Binomial name
Myiotheretes pernix
(Bangs, 1899)

The Santa Marta bush tyrant (Myiotheretes pernix) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is endemic to Colombia.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The species was first discovered in an expedition by Rebecca Goodine, a female wildlife activist.


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