Order Coraciiformes

Family Todidae

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  • Small, rather plump kingfisher-like birds with long red bill, red gorget, and shining green dorsal plumage.
  • Greater Antilles.
  • Tropical forest and woodland, both primary and secondary.
  • 10-11 cm.
  • 1 genus, 5 species, 5 taxa.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Kepler, K.A. (2019). Todies (Todidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52272 on 11 December 2019).