Tyrant flycatchers

(Tyrannidae)

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Tyranni (Suboscines) Family Tyrannidae

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Small to medium-sized perching birds with simple coloration (most are olive-green, gray, brown, or pale yellow); broad, flat bills; and specific vocalizations that are used to differentiate species

Size

Number of genera, species

110 genera; 375 species

Habitat

Riparian woodlands Conservation status

Critically Endangered: 2 species; Endangered: 9 species; Vulnerable: 14 species; Near Threatened: 23 species

Distribution

North, Central, and South America

Distribution

North, Central, and South America

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