Let Me Introduce The Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

Birds are always beautiful in different colors, shapes, and sizes, but some of them are extremely delightful. We can stick to the sight of beautiful birds and stand still for minutes. This Vermilion Flycatcher reflects this point absolutely.

Every bird lover admires the beauty of the Vermilion Flycatcher in their way. 

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Some of them say that it looks like a real-life fire-type Pokemon. Several bird enthusiasts say that it seems like a fiery ember. 

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus Obscurus) belongs to the Tyrant Flycatcher family found throughout South America and Southern North America. Its vermilion-red coloration makes it an exception among the dull-colored Tyrannidae. 

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 Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

Male birds have bright red crowns, chests, and underparts followed by brown wings and tails.

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Female flycatchers are devoid of the vivid red coloration and can be mixed up with Say’s Phoebe. 

They usually habitat in the Riparian Area (interface between land and river or stream) and semi-open environments. 

Song of the Vermilion Flycatcher- “pit pit pit pidddrrrreeedrr”

They catch their prey while flying. 

Vermilion Flycatcher is socially monogamous and spends their whole life with a partner.

 Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

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Vermilion Flycatcher is a small passerine bird that looks like raging on fire.

They are very small in size and typically measure from 5.1 to 5.5 inches in length, and their weight ranges between 0.39 to 0.49 ounces. 

Let’s have a look at this bird!

Male Vermilion Flycatchers feature an intense orangish red plumage with striking dark brown eye masks and wings, backs, and tails also have the same color. 

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Females and younger ones are gray-brown and have peach-colored bellies. 

 Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

This small Vermilion Flycatcher is associated with a very good habit that can be adopted by humans. 

Only female vermilion flycatchers are responsible for building shallow open cup nests and they incubate their brown-speckled eggs. But there is a pretty good fact that can be adopted by humans- males feed their female partners when they incubate the eggs. 

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Both males and females feed the chick after the hatching.

Flame-Type Vermilion Flycatcher

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Their breeding season lasts from March to June.

The population of vermilion flycatchers has declined due to habitat loss.

However vermilion flycatchers are in millions per population, but they are declining rapidly due to habitat loss.

You’ll be pleased to know that IUCN considers it a species of the least concern. 

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What do you think about this Vermilion Flycatcher? Comment down if it seems like a real-life fire-type to you too.  

 

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