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


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  • Meanwhile, the activities of introduced birds like the great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) (brought in 1957 to control Anolis lizards) continue to aid in invasive plant dispersal.

    Bermuda subtropical conifer forests

  • These prolific little creatures were soon so abundant that the dogs subsisted almost exclusively on them; the fowls also, from incessantly pursuing and killing them, became quite rapacious in their manner; whilst the sulphur tyrant-birds (Pitangus) and the

    The Naturalist in La Plata

  • 10 Egrets; _Leucophoyx t. thula_ (Molina) 233 17 Kiskadees; _Pitangus sulphuratus_ (Linné) 19 Black Witch; _Crotophaga ani_ (Linné) 19 House Wren; _Troglodytes musculus clarus_ Berl. and Hart

    Edge of the Jungle

  • 23 5 Kiskadee; _Pitangus s. sulphuratus_ (Linné) 25 26 Parrakeets; _Touit batavica_ (Bodd.) 26 Great Black Orioles; _Ostinops d. decumanus_ (Pall.) 26 5 House Wrens; _Troglodytes musculus clarus_ Berl. and Hart

    Edge of the Jungle


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