Biodiversity - Great Kiskadee

  • Name: Great Kiskadee

  • Scientific name: Pitangus sulphuratus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Tyrannidae

Status:  Very Common

Size:  23 cm

Weight:  68 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,800 meters above sea level.

 

Lives in open areas, sparce trees or on electric cables or posts where it sometimes builds it's nest.

Perches, waiting for prey, generally large insects, lizards, snakes and small frogs;  sometimes eats mice;  will dive in water to catch small fish.

Lives in pairs or family groups.





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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

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Shinning HoneycreeperFrequents the upper levels of the forest and partially cleared, neighboring areas...
  • Name: Shinning Honeycreeper

  • Scientific name: Cyanerpes lucidus

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Erika De Marco

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