Today we are proud to announce that we have added the Vermilion Flycatcher to Birdorable as our 82nd bird. Known for its vivid red plumage in males, which contrasts beautifully against its brownish-black wings and tail, this bird is a visual spectacle. The females, while more... Read more »
Vermilion Flycatchers are small perching birds that live in the Southwestern U.S. down to central South America. Males are strikingly colored bright red with a mask-like stripe across the eyes. The flycatchers grow to about seven inches in length, and feed mostly on insects such as flies, grasshoppers and beetles. It is a favorite among birders. This is our totally cute Birdorable version of the Vermilion Flycatcher.