Acadian Flycatcher

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  • Acadian Flycatcher
  • Acadian Flycatcher
  • Acadian Flycatcher
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Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Tyrannidae
Basic Description

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.

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Other Names
  • Mosquero Verdoso (Spanish)
  • Moucherolle vert (French)
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