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Cuban Tody

Todus multicolor

Cuban Tody

  • Order: Coraciiformes
  • Family: Todidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Farnsworth, Andrew

References

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Recommended Citation

Farnsworth, Andrew. 2009. Cuban Tody (Todus multicolor), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=26366