Distribution

Family TVRANNIDAE

Species pyrocephalus rubinas

Length 6in< 1S cm)

intense crimson crown sleneler bill crimson underparts

Vermilion Flycatcher

Easily the most vividly colored of the tyrant flycatchers, this species lives in scattered trees and shrubs or open woodland, often in semi-arid country but usually near water. It feeds on insects caught either at rest or in flight.

• NliST A shallow cup nest in a tree fork.

• Distribution

Breeding range extends from USA to Argentina; also Galapagos Islands. Southern populations winter in Amazonia, northern ones in Central America.

intense crimson crown sleneler bill crimson underparts

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