Vermilion Flycatcher

About the Vermilion Flycatcher

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.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 25 November 2007
Scientific Name
Pyrocephalus rubinus
  • Passeriformes
  • Tyrannidae
  • Pyrocephalus
  • P. rubinus
Birdorable Family
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 5 October 2019)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
5 to 7 inches

Range

International Names

Brazilian (Português brasileiro) Verão
Czech (Cesky) Tyranovec Rubínový
Danish (Dansk) Rubintyran
Dutch (Nederlands) Rode Tiran
Finnish (Suomi) Rubiinityranni
French (Français) Moucherolle Vermillon
German (Deutsch) Rubintyrann
Italian (Italiano) Pigliamosche Vermiglio
Japanese (日本語) ベニタイランチョウ (Benitairanchou)
Norwegian (Norsk) Rubintyrann
Polish (Polski) Zarek Rubinowy
Russian (русский язык) Красный тиранн
Spanish (Español) Mosqueta Sangre de Toro
Swedish (Svenska) Rubintyrann
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