Tawny-crowned pygmy tyrant

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Tawny-crowned pygmy tyrant
Euscarthmus meloryphus -Piraju, Sao Paulo, Brazil-8.jpg
Tawny-crowned pygmy tyrant at Piraju, São Paulo State, Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Euscarthmus
Species: E. meloryphus
Binomial name
Euscarthmus meloryphus
Wied, 1831

The tawny-crowned pygmy tyrant (Euscarthmus meloryphus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.


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