Maracaibo tody-flycatcher

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Maracaibo tody-flycatcher
Todirostrum viridanum.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Todirostrum
T. viridanum
Binomial name
Todirostrum viridanum
Hellmayr, 1927
Maracaibo tody-flycatcher specimen from AMNH

The Maracaibo tody-flycatcher (Todirostrum viridanum), also known as the short-tailed tody-flycatcher, is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is endemic to arid scrub in the region near Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It has formerly been considered a subspecies of the common tody-flycatcher, which it resembles.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International. 2017. Todirostrum viridanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22699031A118474462. Downloaded on 02 January 2019.