Spectacled tyrant

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Spectacled tyrant
Hymenops perspicillatus Argentina.jpg
A male spectacled tyrant at Entre Ríos Province, Argentina
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A female spectacled tyrant at Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Hymenops
Lesson, 1828
Species: H. perspicillatus
Binomial name
Hymenops perspicillatus
(Gmelin, 1789)

The spectacled tyrant (Hymenops perspicillatus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the only one in the genus Hymenops.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and swamps.