Many-coloured Rush-tyrant (Tachuris rubrigastra) - HBW 9, p. 315
French: Tyranneau omnicolore
Other common names: Many-coloured Tyrant
Taxonomy: Sylvia rubrigastra Vieillot, 1817, Paraguay.
Distinctive monotypic genus hypothesized by some as being closest to Pseudocolopteryx. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- libertatis Hellmayr, 1920 - W Peru (La Libertad S to Lima and N Ica).
- alticola (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1896) - C & SE Peru (Junín S to Puno), W Bolivia (La Paz, Oruro) and NW Argentina (Jujuy, Tucumán).
- loaensis R. A. Philippi [Bañados] & Johnson, 1946 - N Chile (Antofagasta at confluence of R Loa and R San Salvador).
- rubrigastra (Vieillot, 1817) - Paraguay, SE Brazil (S São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul), C & W Chile (Atacama S to Chiloé and Aisén), Argentina (Misiones, and from Santa Fe to Buenos Aires and S to Santa Cruz) and Uruguay.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 13 videos
A adult bird foraging around in the reeds. Locality Junín National Reserve, Peru (ssp alticola )
Yoel Jimenez 6 November 2012 1 year ago 21 sec 4.7
An adult perched and calling in response to playback Locality Laguna El Peral, Chile (ssp rubrigastra)
Greg Baker 8 November 2011 2 years ago 18 sec 4.4
An adult moving among vegetation, looking for food (slow motion 50%). Locality Bañadito de Abente, Canelones Department, Uruguay (ssp rubrigastra)
Josep del Hoyo 25 April 2012 2 years ago 31 sec 4.4
An adult foraging on vegetation, on a wetland (slow motion 50%). Locality Bañadito de Abente, Canelones Department, Uruguay (ssp rubrigastra)
Josep del Hoyo 25 April 2012 2 years ago 31 sec 4
A bird foraging on a wetland (slow motion 50%). Locality Bañadito de Abente, Canelones Department, Uruguay (ssp rubrigastra)
Josep del Hoyo 25 April 2012 2 years ago 33 sec 3.8
A partially obscured adult feeding young at the nest Locality Pisco City, Pisco Valley, Ica Department, Peru (ssp libertatis)
Keith Blomerley 9 November 2004 4 years ago 23 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 30 photos
Locality Huacarpay Lakes, Cusco Department, Peru (ssp alticola)
George Scott 10 December 2013 22 weeks ago 4.9
Adult Many-Coloured Rush Tyrant
Locality Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil (ssp rubrigastra)
Stephen John Jones 21 February 2012 2 years ago 4.7
A bird in the reeds
Locality Matilde, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (ssp rubrigastra)
Horacio Luna 21 September 2014 8 weeks ago 4.6
Bird perched inside the reeds
Locality Junín National Reserve, Peru (ssp alticola)
Dubi Shapiro 30 October 2011 2 years ago 4.6
Female near nest
Locality Pantanos de Puerto Viejo, Lima Department, Peru
AlfredoFernandez 32 weeks ago 4.5
A bird walking close to the water in a marsh area
Locality Cusco Department, Peru (ssp alticola )
Jose Ramon 3 October 2011 44 weeks ago 4.4