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Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
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Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)

General Description: Great Kiskadees (Pitangus sulphuratus) are large, sexually monomorphic flycatchers. Overall, they are dark above and yellow below. The face is black-and-white striped, and the crown is yellow.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Tyrannidae, Tyranninae.

Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)

Favored Habitat: Open woodlands with perches from which to catch flying bugs, often near water.

Where to Find: Don't look for Great Kiskadees around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in South Texas and southward in South America.


Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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