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Tody-flycatcher, Common
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Todirostrum cinereum
Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Global, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South America, Suriname, Venezuela Read more
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Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 5,000,000-50,000,000 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008). ...
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The Common Tody-Flycatcher is a tiny, big-headed bird, 9.5-10.2 cm long, weighing 6.5-6.8 g, and with a long, straight black bill. The upper head is black, shading to dark grey on the nape and dark olive-green on the rest of the upperparts. The usually cocked tail is black with white tips, and the wings are blackish with two yellow wing bars and yellow edging to the feathers. The underparts are entirely yellow. Sexes are similar, but young birds have a greyer upper head, buff wing markings, and paler underparts. ...
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