Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gnatcatchers :: Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Polioptila melanura
Described by: Lawrence (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Plumbeous Gnatcatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSw. and sc. United States, nw. and nc. Mexico;
(1) Sw. United States (se. California, and ex. s. Nevada, to c. Arizona), nw. Mexico and ne. Baja near San Felipe, and tentatively, islands in the Gulf of California (Angel de la Guarda, Coronado, San Esteban).
(2) S. United States (s. Utah, c. Arizona, sw. Colorado, c. New Mexico, w. and s. Texas in the Rio Grande Valley) s. on Mexican Plateau (Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts to s. Sonora, s. Durango, possibly n. Jalisco, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi, wc. Hidalgo, and sw. Tamaulipas).
(3) Tiburon Is. (Santa Margarita Is.).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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