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Brown-backed Chat-tyrant, Ochthoeca fumicolor
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Ochthoeca

Ochthoeca is a genus of birds in the Tyrannidae family.

In recent times, ist has usually contained the following species:

But it has turned out that the last three, which some had considered to belong in Silvicultrix, may in fact form a distinct genus. However, they are anatomically very similar and the genetic data may to be inconsistent, so the question is not fully resolved.


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