Juan Fernandez Tit-Tyrant Facts and Photos

Information about the Bird Juan Fernandez Tit-Tyrant

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rural gardens, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.The Juan Fernndez tit-tyrant (Anairetes fernandezianus) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is endemic to the Juan Fernndez Islands in the South Pacific Ocean off Chile.

The Juan Fernndez tit-tyrant's genus, Anairetes, is believed to be most closely related to the genera Mecocerculus and Serpophaga; however, there is no definitive evidence supporting this claim. Members of the genus Anairetes are known commonly as tit-tyrants because their active foraging behavior and crests are reminiscent of the true tits in the family Paridae.

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