Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhamphus parvirostris) - HBW 9, p. 384
French: Pitajo de Patagonie
Other common names: Patagonian Chat-tyrant, Small-billed Tyrant
Taxonomy: Myiobius parvirostris Darwin, 1839, Santa Cruz, Chile.
Genus sometimes merged with Ochthoeca, to which appears most closely related according to morphological data. Formerly considered by some to be related to Mecocerculus or Elaenia. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds from SC Chile (from La Araucanía) and SW Argentina (from Neuquén and Río Negro) S to Tierra del Fuego; N to C Chile (Coquimbo) in non-breeding season.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
The patagonian Tyrant in the area of the nest
Locality Lapataia Bay, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Marcelo Carlos de Cruz 20 December 2008 2 years ago 3.7
A bird perched.
Locality La Aurora, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Patricio Mackenzie 7 August 2010 2 years ago 2.9
A bird perched in a high Nothofagus tree
Locality Los Glaciares National Park, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Santiago Imberti 25 April 2002 3 years ago 2