Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tyrant Flycatchers :: Swainson's Flycatcher

Swainson's Flycatcher Myiarchus swainsoni

Described by: Cabanis; Heine (1859)
Alternate common name(s): Whitely's Flycatcher, Pelzeln's Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Parque de Zizo, São Paulo, Brazil - Nov, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Moji das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil - Nov 29, 2004 © Jeff Harding  Moji das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil - Nov 29, 2004 © Jeff Harding 
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E. of the Andes in tropical South America;
(1) E. Paraguay, se. Brazil, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.
Migrates n. to e. Colombia and Venezuela.
(2) S. Venezuela, ex. nw. Brazil, s. Guyana, Surinam and Guiana with zone of intergradation s. to lower Rio Negro, lower Rio Madeira and lower Amazon.
(3) E. Ecuador, e. Peru, se. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)), w. Paraguay and n. Bolivia with zone of intergradation from w. Paraguay to ne. Argentina and w. Uruguay.
(4) Se. Bolivia and n. Argentina.
Migrates n. to w. Amazonia as far as se. Colombia.


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


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