Pitangus sulphuratus is a medium-sized passerine bird with a long, slightly curved bill. It has a yellow-green head, back, and wings, and a white throat and belly. Its tail is long and forked. It is found in open woodlands, grasslands, and agricultural areas in the southern United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. Its lifespan is up to 10 years, and its current population is stable.
Name Origin: Pitangus sulphuratus is a species of bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. The genus name Pitangus is derived from the Tupi language of Brazil, and means "little yellow bird". The species name sulphuratus is Latin for "sulphur-yellow", referring to the bird's bright yellow plumage.
Related Species: Myiozetetes similis, Tyrannus melancholicus, Tyrannus savana, Tyrannus verticalis