Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Cinereous Ground-tyrant (Muscisaxicola cinereus) - HBW 9, p. 400

French: Dormilon cendré German: Graubraun-Grundtyrann Spanish: Dormilona Cenicienta

Taxonomy: Muscisaxicola cinerea R. A. Philippi [Krumwiede] & Landbeck, 1864, Arañas, Valle Largo, Las Chacarillas, Cordilleras de Santiago, Chile.
Formerly considered conspecific with M. alpinus by some authors. Two subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cinereus R. A. Philippi [Krumwiede] & Landbeck, 1864 - breeds Peru (S Puno), Bolivia, N Chile (Coquimbo S to Talca) and W Argentina (Mendoza); S populations migrate N.
  • argentina Hellmayr, 1932 - breeds NW Argentina (Jujuy S to Catamarca); S populations migrate N.

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