MG 9372b
Greater Wagtail-tyrant (Stigmatura budytoides)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Tyrannidae
Genus Stigmatura

Stigmatura or wagtail-tyrants, is a genus of tyrant flycatchers in the Tyrannidae family. They are yellow below and have long black-and-white tails that are frequently cocked.


The two described species are sometimes further split into two species each (i.e., resulting in a total of four species). Additionally, a possibly undescribed species is found in the Orinoco Basin in Venezuela.

Greater Wagtail-tyrant (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) (Stigmatura budytoides)
 Caatinga Wagtail-tyrant (Stigmatura (budytoides) gracilis)
Lesser Wagtail-tyrant (Chapman, 1926) (Stigmatura napensis)
 Bahia Wagtail-tyrant (Stigmatura (napensis) bahiae)
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