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Olive-sided Flycatcher

Contopus cooperi ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

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.

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Calls

Song a three-note whistled "quick-THREE-BEERS." Call is three evenly spaced "pip" notes.

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos

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