Great Kiskadee

Pitangus sulphuratus - Tyran quiquivi

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Tyrannidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pitangus

  • Species
    :

    sulphuratus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 52 à 68 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tyran quiquivi
adult
Tyran quiquivi
juvenile

Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.

Subspecific information 10 subspecies

  • Pitangus sulphuratus sulphuratus (the Guianas and n, w, c Amazonian Brazil, se Colombia and e Ecuador to se Peru)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus texanus (s Texas. sc USA. to e Mexico)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus derbianus (w Mexico)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus guatimalensis (se Mexico to c Panama)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus rufipennis (n Colombia and n Venezuela)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus caucensis (w and s Colombia)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus trinitatis (e Colombia, s and e Venezuela and nw Brazil, Trinidad)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus maximiliani (n, e Bolivia and w, c Paraguay to e and s Brazil)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus bolivianus (c Bolivia)
  • Pitangus sulphuratus argentinus (e Paraguay, se Brazil and Uruguay to c Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Tyran quiquivi,
  • Bienteveo común,
  • bem-te-vi,
  • Schwefelmaskentyrann,
  • bentévi,
  • Grote Kiskadie,
  • Kiskadì maggiore,
  • större kiskadi,
  • Storkiskadi,
  • postriežkar bentevi,
  • tyran bentevi,
  • Kiskadie,
  • naamioväijy,
  • tirà reial gros,
  • bentewi wielki,
  • lielais kiskadī,
  • Большая питанга,
  • キバラオオタイランチョウ,
  • 大食蝇霸鹟,
  • 大食蠅霸鶲,

Voice song and cries

Tyran quiquivi
adult

Habitat

Tyran quiquivi
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 02-03-2014
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