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Riverside Tyrant Knipolegus orenocensis

Described by: Berlepsch (1884)
Alternate common name(s): Orinoco River Tyrant, Orinoco River-Tyrant, Amazon River Tyrant, Amazon River-Tyrant
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Marchantaria Island, Amazonas, Brazil - Jul, 2001 © Arthur Grosset 
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Amazonian South America;
Three populations;
(1) E. Colombia (ne. Meta) to c. Venezuela (lower Rio Apure and upper Orinocco e. to Ciudad Bolivar).
(2) E. Brazil (lower Rio Xingu and Rio Araguaya).
(3) Ne. Ecuador (Rio Napo), ex. ne. Peru (e. Loreto) to nc. Amazonian Brazil (Rio Madeira e. to Rio Tapajos).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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