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Brownish Twistwing
Brownish Twistwing
Common Name Brownish Flycatcher
Range Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Tyrannidae
Genus Cnipodectes
Species Cnipodectes subbrunneus
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Brownish twistwing (Cnipodectes subbrunneus), also known as the brownish flycatcher, is a species of twistwing in the Tyrannidae family. It was the only member of the genus Cnipodectes until the description of the rufous twistwing (Cnipodectes superrufus) in 2007.

Distribution and Habitat[]

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.