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Alder Flycatcher

Empidonax alnorum ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small, nondescript flycatcher of northern wet thickets, the Alder Flycatcher is difficult to distinguish from the Willow Flycatcher by any feature other than voice.

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Appearance

Flycatchers
Flycatchers
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small flycatcher.
  • Back dull olive.
  • Two whitish wingbars.
  • Thin white eyering, may be lacking.

Immature Description

Immatures browner above, yellower below, and wingbars buff or yellowish brown.

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Field MarksHelp

  • Adult

    Alder Flycatcher

    Adult
    • © Fred K.Truslow / CLO

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