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Todi

(tô`dē), town (1991 pop. 16,722), Umbria, central Italy, on a hill in the Apennines and on the Tiber River. It is an agricultural and tourist center. The picturesque town has important Etruscan remains and Roman ruins. Noteworthy buildings include the Gothic Priors' Palace, the Gothic Palace of the Captain of the People, the Church of San Fortunato (1292–1460), and the cathedral (16th–17th cent.).

Todi

 

a suborder of birds of the order Coraciiformes. The body measures 9–12 cm in length, and the neck and legs are short. The anterior digits are almost completely grown together. The bill is straight and long, with bristles at the base. The plumage is short and dense. The birds have a bright green back, a pink neck, a light abdomen, and pink or yellow sides.

The suborder consists of a single family embracing five species. The birds are distributed on the Greater Antilles. They are arbo real birds that keep to the forest edge, nesting in burrows dug up to 25 cm into banks. There are two to five white, spherical eggs in a clutch. Both the male and the female brood. Members of the genus feed on insects, which they watch for while perched on branches; occasionally they eat small lizards.

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