Friday, September 9, 2016

Great Kiskadee

The Great Kiskadee (Scientific name - Pitangus sulphurous) is a large flycatcher found throughout much of South America, Central America, Mexico and as far north as southern Texas. They have large black and white striped head with a heavy black bill. Their underparts are a bright yellow and they have reddish-brown wings and back.They are a very vocal bird with a loud kid-ka-dee call. They are one of the most widespread flycatchers in the Western Hemisphere. Photos taken March 2016 at Dona Ana Beach, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

No comments:

Post a Comment