A ventral view of a perched bird, eventually flying away.

A ventral view of a perched bird, eventually flying away.
Species: Fork-tailed Flycatcher   Tyrannus savana
Subspecies: savana
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Date: 
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Added to IBC: 3 Dec 2011 - 13:27
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These birds appeared in Paramaribo in July in large numbers during my stay there as a non-breeding visitor. I think most of them (or all?) are of the subspecies savana, but I could be wrong.

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Citation

Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1194396. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1194396.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1194396. Video of Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana at Paramaribo, Suriname. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1194396.

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