Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tyrant Flycatchers :: Tropical Kingbird
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): West Mexican Kingbird, Heine's Kingbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSw. United States through Central America and tropical South America;
(1) Sw. United States (se. Arizona) and Mexico (Sonora, e. San Luis Potosi and s. Tamaulipas s. along both slopes including Yucatan and Tres Marias Is.) through Central America to Panama, n. Colombia, n. Venezuela and from the Netherland Antilles e. to Trinidad, Tobago and Grenada.
(2) Ne. Brazil.
(3) Tropical South America in Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)), Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay to c. Argentina.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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