Data for:
Torrey -- Sand Creek
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Passeriformes > Tyrannidae

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Empidonax occidentalis

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Small, olive flycatcher. Brighter yellowish than other flycatchers, with two buffy wingbars. Bold eyering comes to a point behind the eye. Found in dry forest in mountainous areas in summer. Migrates through a variety of wooded habitats. Feeds on insects by sallying out to snatch them in flight. Best separated from its identical twin, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, by range.

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