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Buff-breasted Flycatcher

Empidonax fulvifrons ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small Mexican flycatcher that just barely makes it into the United States in southern Arizona, the Buff-bellied Flycatcher is easily identified by its cinnamon breast and brown back. It is the brightest of the typically dull Empidonax flycatchers.

Appearance

Flycatchers
Flycatchers
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small flycatcher.
  • Prominent white eyering.
  • Two white wingbars.
  • Breast a rich cinnamon-buff.
  • Back brown.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but brighter and with buff-colored wingbars.

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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

     
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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

     
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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

     
    • © Brian L. Sullivan, Scotia Canyon, Arizona, August 2010
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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

     
    • © Chris Wood, Mexico, February 2005
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