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Crested becard

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Pachyramphus
Higher classification  Becard
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Tityridae
Scientific name  Pachyramphus validus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Becard, Chestnut‑crowned becard, Green‑backed becard, Black‑capped becard, Pink‑throated becard

The crested becard (Pachyramphus validus), also known as the plain becard, is a species of bird in the family Tityridae. It has traditionally been placed in Cotingidae or Tyrannidae, but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae, where now placed by SACC.

Distribution and habitat

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

References

Crested becard Wikipedia


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