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Pitangus sulphuratus

(Great Kiskadee)

Overview

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Great Kiskadee, bull-headed flycatcher, derby flycatcher, greater kiskadee, kiskadee, kiskadee flycatcher, Lord Derby's flycatcher

Common Names in French:

Tyran quiquivi

Common Names in German:

Bentevi

Common Names in Japanese:

キバラオオタイランチョウ

Common Names in Spanish:

Luis bienteveo

Description

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Physical Description

Adult : Head : Crown: black Face : Cheeks: white Chin: white Eyebrow Line : white Eyeline: wide black Forehead: white Bill: black Shape : stout Neck: Throat : white Body: Back: brown Belly: bright yellow Chest: bright yellow Rump : brown Legs : Foot Color: black Leg Color: black Tail: reddish brown.

Size/Age/Growth

About 9.75 inches long, with a wingspan of 16 to 16 inches. Adults weigh about 2.1 ounces .

Habitat

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 2,530 meters (0 to 8,301 feet).[1]

Ecology: List of Habitats :

Biology

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Diet

Mostly insects, fish, fruit.

Reproduction

Migration

Nonmigratory

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Pitangus sulphuratus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 29-Nov-2006

Similar Species

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The Great Kiskadee is instantly recognizable.

Members of the genus Pitangus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 12 species and subspecies in this genus:

(Lesser Kiskadee) · (Lesser Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee) · (Great Kiskadee)

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 12, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Mean = 254.750 meters (835.794 feet), Standard Deviation = 577.940 based on 4,978 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-10