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Austral Negrito
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Male
Information
Common Name Patagonian Negrito
Range Argentina and Chile, migrating north as far as Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Tyrannidae
Genus Lessonia
Species Lessonia rufa
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Austral negrito or Patagonian negrito (Lessonia rufa), is a species of tyrant flycatcher in the Tyrannidae family. It breeds in Argentina and Chile, migrating north as far as Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes and saline marshes.

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