Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher

It is an insectivorous bird, feeding on small arthropods.

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Original source: Dario Sanches from SÃO PAULO, BRASIL
Author: Dario Sanches from SÃO PAULO, BRASIL

The Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum poliocephalum) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is endemic to Brazil, occurring from Southern Bahia southwards to Santa Catarina. Measures an average of 8.8 centimeters and weighs an average of 6.8 grams. It is an insectivorous bird, feeding on small arthropods. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest, including urban parks and gardens. More

The Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher is instantly recognisable by its yellow “head-lights”. Its iris has a hint of red, underparts are bright yellow, and upperside and head mostly darker greenish with black and yellow highlights, with two yellow wingbars. The Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher has a relatively small range. It is only found in Brazil, in the eastern part of the country, from Bahia to Santa Catarina. Yellow Lored Tody Flycatcher - Todirostrum poliocephalumMore photos... More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Tyrannidae
Genus : Todirostrum
Species : poliocephalum
Authority : (Wied, 1831)