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Monroe, Florida, United States
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Passeriformes > Tyrannidae

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus

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Long, forked tail is elegant and unlike any other species in the U.S. Light gray above with salmon underwings. About the size of a robin with more slender body and much longer tail. Breeds in open country of Texas and Oklahoma where it forages on large insects; winters in Mexico and Central America. Might be confused with Fork-tailed Flycatcher in winter range, but paler plumage with salmon underwings.

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