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Puerto Rican Tody (Todus mexicanus)

Medio peso, a local name for the bird.

Maricao, Puerto Rico -- Endemic avian species that survived the recent destruction of habitat by Hurricane Maria. The Puerto Rican Tody (Todus mexicanus) is common in forest ecotones. It is a miniature at 4.25 inches from tip of its elongated bill to its tail. Also known locally as medio peso.

Photo by Lee Snyder - Nov 10, 2017
Last Updated: November 26, 2017