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Vermilion flycatcher

Pyrocephalus rubinus

Description:

Vermilion flycatcher is a small passerine bird in the Tyrannidae, or tyrant flycatcher family. Males are bright red, with dark brown plumage. Females have a peach-coloured belly with a dark grey upperside.

Notes:

Males tend to lose their vermilion colouration when in captivity!!!

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1 Comment

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 12 years ago

Lovely bird,

Arica, XV Región de Arica y Parinacota, Chile

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Jul 9, 2012

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