IUCN Conservation Status: Near Threatened
A distinctive large flycatcher of the boreal and western coniferous forests, the Olive-sided Flycatcher gives its "quick-three-beers" song from the tops of tall snags. It makes dashing flights from its high perch to catch flying insects, then returns to the same perch.
Song a three-note whistled "quick-THREE-BEERS." Call is three evenly spaced "pip" notes.