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Lesser elaenia

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The lesser elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers.

It is found in Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • E. c. chiriquensisLawrence, 1865: found in Costa Rica and Panama
  • E. c. albivertexPelzeln, 1868: found in Colombia to the Guianas, Brazil and northern Argentina

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Elaenia chiriquensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T103681244A93724512. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103681244A93724512.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  2. ^ IOC v.6.3
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Lesser elaenia: Brief Summary

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The lesser elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers.

It is found in Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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