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SPECIES INFO

The Strange-tailed Tyrant (Alectrurus risora) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.

It is found in northeastern Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and three small separated localities in southern Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

It is threatened by habitat loss, and is mostly extirpated (extinct) in Argentina. Approximately half of its range still exists in the north and northeast in southern Paraguay, northeastern Argentina, and western Uruguay.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Alectrurus risora. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

External links
  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.
  • Strange-tailed Tyrant photo gallery VIREO Photo--High Res
  • Photo-High Res; Article borderland-tours


 



                                     



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