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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.
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
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
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