Graceful Flycatcher

Photo: André van den Dool The Fork-tailed flycatcher or Pímpiri rab’i souchi (Tyrannus savana) is regularly seen on Curaçao during the periods that these animals are visiting the Island from North or South America. These birds, with their distinctive forked tail, often perch on street lights or power cables from which the animals can see whether adequate prey is nearby. If prey is spotted, usually an insect, they’ll take off with high speed, catch the prey in mid air, and […] Read more »