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This group of birds, which includes tyrant flycatchers (Tyrannidae), are considered the largest family of birds on Earth, with more than 400 species. The Phainopepla is not a member of the tyrant group. Species include here are Alder, Ash-Throated, Dusky, Gray, Hammond’s, Least, Olive-Sided, Scissor-Tailed, Sulphur-Bellied, Vermillion and Willow Flycatchers, along with Black and Say’s Phoebes, Cassin’s, Western, Tropical and Couch’s Kingbirds, Western Wood-Pewee, Eastern Wood-Pewee and the aforementioned Phainopepla.