|Genus:||Pitangus or Philohydor|
The lesser kiskadee (Pitangus lictor) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Belize, Argentina, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and swamps. It is sometimes considered to be in the monotypic genus Philohydor.
The lesser kiskadee, 19 cm (7.5 in) long, lives from Central America and throughout the northern parts of South America, like Belize, Panama through Bolivia, always along waterways. Its call is a nondescript whistle.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Pitangus lictor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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- Lesser Kiskadee videos, photos, and sounds at the Internet Bird Collection
- Photo(bird on nest, forest), & Article Birds of Ecuador gallery at chandra.as.utexas.edu (photo)
- Lesser Kiskadee photo gallery at VIREO (Drexel University)
- Lesser Kiskadee species account at NeotropicalBirds (Cornell University)
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