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Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus

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Large, blocky flycatcher with a thick neck and a stout bill. Bright yellow below and reddish brown above. Head is boldly striped black and white. Sexes similar.

Large, bulky flycatcher with a thick bill and a black-and-white striped head. Reddish brown above and yellow below with a white throat.

Large and noisy flycatcher found in thorn-scrub, in south Texas and tropical deciduous forest elsewhere. They are also found in suburban areas and plantations.

Builds conspicuous and bulky oblong nests with a side entrance.

Eats a variety of foods including fruit at feeding stations.

Recommended Citation

Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/grekis