Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tyrant Flycatchers :: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Muscivora forficata
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RangeMid-western United States and ex. n. Mexico;
Sc. United States (e. New Mexico, se. Colorado, s. Nebraska, nc. Missouri, c. Arkansas, w. Louisiana and Texas with isolated breeding populations in c. Iowa, ne. Mississippi, nc. Tennessee, nw. Alabama and South Carolina) and n. Mexico s. to n. Nuevo Leon.
Winter s. in s. Mexico and Central America to Panama and s. Florida.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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