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Vermilion flycatcher (male)
Pyrocephalus rubinus

Vermilion flycatcher (male)
Vermilion flycatcher (male)

Size: 6 inches
Overall Color: red-black
Occurrence: near water
Diet: insects
Nest: shallow cup
Field Identification: black mask, slight crest, flycatches
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 48 Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Genus: Pyrocephalus
Species: rubinus

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