French: Todier à bec étroit German: Schmalschnabeltodi Spanish: Barrancolí picofino
Hispaniola, where (unlike T. subulatus) absent from all satellite islands.
c. 11 cm; c. 5·2–9 g. Brilliant green above, with pale green supercilia, and a few grey feathers on lower cheek; red throat, whitish breast and belly, pink... read more
Vocalizations readily distinguish the two species of Todus on Hispaniola. Present species... read more
Primarily dense, wet montane forest with canopy of 6–9 m, densely covered with epiphytic... read more
Food and feeding
Almost solely insects recorded; very occasionally tiny lizards. Pairs frequently join mixed-species foraging flocks (comprising both... read more
Breeds Apr–Jun. Excavates burrow 30–35 cm long, with average width 4·4 cm and height 3·9 cm, in earthen bank,... read more
Resident; possible short, seasonal movements to lower altitudes in cooler months, returning higher... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Hispaniola EBA. Formerly listed as Near Threatened. Comparatively little recent information on... read more
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