Black-and-white tody-flycatcher

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Black-and-white tody-flycatcher
Poecilotriccus capitalis - Black-and-white Tody-Flycatcher (male); Parauapebas, Para, Brazil.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Poecilotriccus
P. capitalis
Binomial name
Poecilotriccus capitalis
(Sclater, 1857)

The black-and-white tody-flycatcher (Poecilotriccus capitalis) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It was formerly placed in the genus Todirostrum, and known as the black-and-white tody-tyrant.[2] It is found in thickets, especially bamboo, in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, and south-western Brazil.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Poecilotriccus capitalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Modify English names of some Poecilotriccus flycatchers Archived 16 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine - South American Classification Committee (2008)