Species names in all available languages
|English (United States)||Tropical Kingbird|
|Serbian||Tropska kraljevska tiranka|
|Spanish (Argentina)||Suirirí Real|
|Spanish (Chile)||Suirirí real|
|Spanish (Costa Rica)||Tirano Tropical|
|Spanish (Cuba)||Pitirre tropical|
|Spanish (Ecuador)||Tirano Tropical|
|Spanish (Mexico)||Tirano Pirirí|
|Spanish (Panama)||Tirano Tropical|
|Spanish (Paraguay)||Suiriri real|
|Spanish (Peru)||Tirano Tropical|
|Spanish (Spain)||Tirano melancólico|
|Spanish (Uruguay)||Benteveo Real|
|Spanish (Venezuela)||Pitirre Chicharrero|
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Version: 1.0 — Published April 5, 2013
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Demography and Populations
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In Costa Rica, 5 of 18 (28%) nests fledged at least one nestling (Skutch 1966). In northeastern Bolivia, 17% of 158 nests monitored over three seasons failed, and of those, 33% failed during nest construction (n = 44), 43% during the egg stage, and 24% during the nestling stage (F. Hilarion and AEJ, unpublished data). Jahn et al. (2010d) were unable to genetically distinguish resident from migratory individuals of the nominate subspecies at a study site in Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia, suggesting weak population genetic structure across at least part of the range of the species.