A photo of a Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
Great Kiskadee

Great Kiskadee

Pitangus sulphuratus

The great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus), called bem-te-vi in Brazil and benteveo in Argentina, is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. It is the only member of the genus Pitangus. It breeds in open woodland with some tall trees, including cultivation and around human habitation. It is mainly found in Belize, and from the Lower Rio Grande Valley in southern Texas and northern Mexico. Cited in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica in December 2022. Occurs throughout Brazil and Venezuela (especially the central and south-southeastern regions) south to Argentina and Uruguay, Paraguay and central Argentina, the Guyana coastline, and on Trinidad. It was introduced to Bermuda in 1957, and to Tobago in about 1970.
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Sightings

A map showing the sighting location
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Jorge Estrella
Monday 20 Mar 2023 - 12:43pm
Belize
A map showing the sighting location
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Jorge Estrella
Sunday 19 Mar 2023 - 12:33pm
Belize
A map showing the sighting location
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Alex Sova
Saturday 18 Mar 2023 - 4:22pm
Argentina
A photo of a Great Kiskadee photographed in Escola Municipal de Ensino Fundamental Elzira Vivacqua dos Santos Brazil
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Vanuza Ribeiro
Friday 17 Mar 2023 - 6:26pm
Brazil
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