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Maracaibo Tody-flycatcher
09 27 182 Todirostrum viridanum
Common Name Short-tailed Tody-flycatcher
Range Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Tyrannidae
Genus Todirostrum
Species Todirostrum viridanum
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Maracaibo tody-flycatcher also known as the short-tailed tody-flycatcher (Todirostrum viridanum), is a species of tody-flycatcher in the Tyrannidae family. It is endemic to arid scrub in the region near Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It has formerly been considered a subspecies of the common tody-flycatcher, which it resembles.

It is threatened by habitat loss.