Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

D'Orbigny's Chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca oenanthoides) - HBW 9, p. 383

French: Pitajo d’Orbigny German: Graurücken-Schmätzertyrann Spanish: Pitajo Canela

Taxonomy: F[luvicola] OEnanthoides d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837, La Paz, Bolivia.
Races overlap, with birds tending to exhibit intermediate characters, in extreme S Peru and N Chile. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • polionota P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1870 - Peru (from La Libertad S along W Andes to Cuzco and N Puno) and extreme N Chile (Arica).
  • oenanthoides (d’Orbigny & La­fresnaye, 1837) - S Peru (Titicaca Basin, in Tacna), N Chile (Arica), W Bolivia (S from La Paz) and NW Argentina (S to La Rioja).

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