- Todus multicolor
- Bright green upperparts
- Pale grey underparts
- Red throat patch
- Blue patch on side of neck
- Blue on shoulder of wing
- Pink flanks
- Blue iris
Forests and woodlands of Cuba and Isle of Pines.
Forests and mangroves.
They nest in a tunnel in a sandbank, or a tree cavity. The tunnel is lined with grass, lichen and feathers. The clutch consists of 3-4 white eggs.
The diet includes insects and their larvae, caterpillars and spiders.
Call: short tot-tot-tot-tot or pprreeee-pprreeee. It sounds like a 'gentle breaking of wind'.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Arthur Grosset
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Cuban Tody. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 5 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Cuban_Tody
GSearch checked for 2020 platform.