Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53648

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Tyrannidae
Genus:Pitangus
Genus species:Pitangus sulphuratus

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The tail and wings of the great kiskadee are rufous-colored, and the underparts and crown are bright yellow. Its face is black and white.
Habitat:Streamside thickets, groves, orchards, towns, open woodlands
Diet:Omnivore: beetles, wasps, grasshoppers, mice, lizards, baby birds, frogs, berries, small fruit, seeds
Reproduction:Females lay 2-5 eggs each season. After hatching, the chicks are fed by both parents.
Great kiskadees live in pairs.
Behavior:This is a non-migratory species. Nesting areas are vigorously guarded.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern North America
Eastern South America
Date:1965-10 Subjects:Great kiskadee
perching birds
Tyrannidae
Flycatchers
Passeriformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/53648