from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The only genus of Todidæ, with about six species, all West Indian, as T. viridis, the common green tody of Jamaica, called by the old writers green sparrow, green humming-bird, and tomtit. See Todidæ, and cut under tody.

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  • n. type genus of the Todidae


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  • Among the endemic birds associated with mangroves are the Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus, the Jamaican tody Todus todus, and endemic subspecies of the mangrove warbler Dendroica petechia gundlachi, and the clapper rail Rallus longirostris caribaeus.

    Greater Antilles mangroves


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