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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

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    Buff-breasted Flycatcher

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

    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.

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    Other Names
    • Papamoscas Pecho Canela (Spanish)
    • Moucherolle beige (French)
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