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Yellow Tyrannulet
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In Costa Rica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Capsiempis
Cabanis & Heine 1859
Species: C. flaveola
Binomial name
Capsiempis flaveola
(Lichtenstein, 1823)
Subspecies
  • C. flaveola flaveola
  • C. flaveola semiflava
  • C. flaveola leucophrys
  • C. flaveola cerulus
  • C. flaveola amazonus
  • C. flaveola magnirostris

The Yellow Tyrannulet, Capsiempis flaveola, is a very small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds from Nicaragua south to northeastern Argentina and southeastern Brazil. It is the only member of the genus Capsiempis, but its taxonomy is uncertain, and it has been allocated to at least three other genera in the past.

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