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Cattle Tyrant Perched on Horse

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Cattle tyrant perched on horse near Asuncion Bay, Paraguay. Cattle tyrants feed on parasitic arthropods on mammals, an example of mutualism. Paraguay is home to at least 589 breeding bird species and 120 migratory bird species. Breeding Status: Breeding permanent resident. Habitat: Palm Savanna, Pasture, Second-Growth Scrub, and Urban Zones. Estado de ocurrencia: Residente nidificante permanente. Hábitat: Palmar de Karanda'y, Pastura implantada, Capuera, Zonas Urbanas. Near 25°15’49’’S, 57°37’47’’W. (Portion of text from: Guyra Paraguay 2004, Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Paraguay, Paraguay.)


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