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Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A denizen of mature deciduous forests and streamsides, the Acadian Flycatcher is usually first noticed by its explosive "peet-sah" call. It is the largest and greenest of the North American Empidonax i

Songs

Song an explosive "peet-sah" or "flee-sick."

Calls

Call note a sharp "peet."

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