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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus, also known as the Texas bird-of-paradise and the swallowtailed flycatcher) is a long-tailed insectivorous (insect-eating) bird of the genus Tyrannus, whose members are collectively referred to as kingbirds. The kingbirds are a group of large insectivorous birds in the tyrant flycatcher (Tyrannidae) family. The scissor-tailed flycatcher is found in North and Central America. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Tyrannidae
Genus:
  Tyrannus

Scientific:
  Tyrannus forficatus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.931

Protonym:
  M [uscicapa] forficata

Avibase ID:
  6F65F82B4A1BA7F2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6F65F82B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178293

Geographic range:

  • Tyrannus forficatus: Breeds s-central US; winters to w Panama
English:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Czech:
tyran vidloocasý
German:
Scherenschwanz-Königstyrann
Danish:
Sakshalet Kongetyran
Spanish:
Tijereta Rosada
Finnish:
saksityranni
French:
Tyran à longue queue
Icelandic:
Svöluhersir
Italian:
Pigliamosche codaforbice
Japanese:
enbitairanchou
Japanese:
エンビタイランチョウ
Dutch:
Zwaluwstaartkoningstiran
Norwegian:
Saksetyrann
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Saksetyrann
Polish:
tyran rózany
Russian:
Ножницехвостый мухолов
Slovak:
postriežkár vidlochvostý
Swedish:
saxstjärtstyrann
Ukrainian:
Тиран мексиканський
Chinese:
剪尾王霸鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Milvulus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tyran à longue queue ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tyran à longue queue ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 1st edition:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
Clements 3rd edition:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Muscivora forficata)
Clements 4th edition:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements, version 2015:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements, version 2016:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements, version 2017:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements, version 2018:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Clements, version 2019:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 1.50:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 1.52:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 1.53:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 1.54:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 1.55:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 2015:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 2016:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 2017:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 2018:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
eBird version 2019:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
James Lee Peters:
Tyrannus forficata
James Lee Peters (original):
Tyrannus forficata
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Tyrannus forficata
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ( Tyrannus forficatus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyrannus forficatus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyrannus forficatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: tirà cua de tisora
Czech: Tyran vidloocasý
Danish: Sakshalet Kongetyran
German: Scherenschwanz-Königstyrann, Scherentyrann, Scheren-Tyrann
English: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
English (IOC): Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Spanish: Cola de Tijeras, Pitirre Rabotijera, Pitirre Tijereta, Tijereta, Tijereta Rosada, Tirano tijereta, Tirano Tijereta Rosado, Tirano-tijereta Rosado
Spanish (Colombia): Tijereta Rosada
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tijereta rosada
Spanish (Cuba): Bobito cola de tijera
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cola de Tijeras
Spanish (Spain): Tijereta Rosada
Spanish (HBW): Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Spanish (Honduras): Tijereta
Spanish (Mexico): Tirano tijereta, Tirano Tijereta Rosado, Tirano-tijereta Rosado
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tijereta Rosada
Spanish (Panama): Tijereta Rosada
Spanish (Puerto Rico): (Tirano) Tijereta Rosada
Estonian: käärsaba-tikat
Finnish: Saksityranni
French: Moucherolle à longue queue, Tyran à longue queue
Haitian Creole French: Pipirit ke long
Hungarian: ollósfarkú tirannusz
Icelandic: Svöluhersir
Italian: Pigliamosche codaforbice, Tiranno codaforcuta settentrionale
Japanese: embitairanchou, enbitairanchou
Japanese: エッビタイランチョウ, エンビタイランチョウ
Scientific: M [uscicapa] forficata, Milvulus forficatus, Muscicapa forficata, Muscivora forficata, Muscivora forficatus, Tyrannus forficata, Tyrannus forficatus
Lithuanian: Skeltauodegis karališkasis tironas
Latvian: šķērastes tirāniņš
Dutch: Zwaluwstaartkoningstiran, Zwaluwstaart-koningstiran
Norwegian Nynorsk: Saksetyrann
Norwegian: Saksetyrann
Polish: tyran rózany, tyran różany
Russian: Длиннохвостый королевский тиранн, Ножницехвостый мухолов
Slovak: postriežkar vidlochvostý, postriežkár vidlochvostý, Tyran vidlochvostý
Serbian: Makazorepa muharka
Swedish: Saxstjärtstyrann
Ukrainian: Тиран мексиканський
Chinese: 剪尾王霸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 剪尾王霸鶲

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