Slender-footed tyrannulet

The slender-footed tyrannulet (Zimmerius gracilipes) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers. It is found in humid forests of the west Amazon Basin in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Until recently, it included the Guianan tyrannulet as a subspecies.

Slender-footed tyrannulet
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Slender-footed tyrannulet (above), and ashy-headed tyrannulet (below)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Zimmerius
Species:
Z. gracilipes
Binomial name
Zimmerius gracilipes
(Sclater & Salvin, 1867)
Zimmerius gracilipes map.svg
Synonyms
  • Tyranniscus gracilipes
Sacha Lodge - Ecuador

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Zimmerius gracilipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  • Rheindt, F. E., Norman, J. A., & Christidis, L. (2008). DNA evidence shows vocalizations to be better indicator of taxonomic limits than plumage patterns in Zimmerius tyrant-flycatchers. Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics 48(1): 150–156.

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