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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tyrannidae.


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  • Birds found here and in only few other places include white-bellied seedeaters Sporophila leucoptera, grassland yellow-finches Sicalis luteola, chalk-browed mockingbirds Mimus saturninus, tropical peewees Contopus cinereus, rufous-throated antbirds Gymnopithys rufigula, black-breasted puffbirds Notharchus pectoralis, and plain-bellied emeralds Amazilia leucogaster.

    Marajó varzea

  • Twenty-seven bird species have been recorded on Gros Piton, including five endemic birds: Saint Lucia oriole Icterus laudabilis, St. Lucia black finch Melanospiza richardsoni (EN), Saint Lucia flycatcher Myiarchus oberi sanctae luceae, St. Lucia peewee Contopus oberi and St. Lucia house wren Troglodytes aedon sanctae luceae.

    Pitons Management Area, Saint Lucia

  • Grouse (Dendragapus spp.) and flycatchers (Empidonax spp. and Contopus spp.) also breed in the river valley forests.

    Interior Alaska-Yukon lowland taiga

  • Ridgway (1907: 523) reported _Contopus sordidulus veliei_, under the name _Myiochanes richardsonii richardsonii_, from Sierra Encarnación.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • ** _Contopus pertinax pertinax_ Cabanis and Heine.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • The birds invoked are the He´nilû or wood pewee (_Contopus virens_), the Tlăniwă or mythic hawk, the Gulĭ´sgulĭ´ or great crested flycatcher (_Myiarchus crinitus_), the Tsûtsû or martin (_Progne subis_), and the A´nigâsta´ya or chimney swift (_Chætura pelasgia_).

    Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-1886, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891

  • Birds most associated with mangroves include spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), great blue heron (Ardea herodias), cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis), green heron (Butorides striatus), belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Lesser Antillean pewee (Contopus latirostris), West-Indian whistling duck (Dendrocygna arborea), and Lesser Antillean bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis).

    Lesser Antilles mangroves

  • (1907: 519) listed _Contopus virens_ from Sabinas.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico


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