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Chaco Suiriri

The Chaco Suiriri (Suiriri suiriri), or simply Suiriri Flycatcher, is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers. The Campo Suiriri, formerly considered a distinct species, is now placed herein as a subspecies Suiriri suiriri affinis.

It is found in north-centra Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Suriname, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.

Besides upstream river systems of the southern Amazon Basin bordering the cerrado and pantanal, disjunct populations occur in the Basin, including in the Guiana Highlands of southern Suriname. The largest disjunct group is in eastern Amapa, north of the Amazon River outlet.


BirdLife International 2004. Suiriri suiriri. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

External links

"Suiriri Flycatcher" videos on the Internet Bird Collection

"Suiriri Flycatcher" photo gallery VIREO

Photo-High Res; Article & synopsis; Photo no. 2 of 4 arthurgrosset–"South American Birds"

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