Buff-breasted FlycatcherEmpidonax fulvifrons
- ORDER: Passeriformes
- FAMILY: Tyrannidae
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.More ID Info
- Mosquero Pechicanelo (Spanish)
- Moucherolle beige (French)
- Cool Facts
- The Buff-breasted Flycatcher may benefit by periodic forest fires. Fire may open new habitat for this species by clearing dense undergrowth, which inhibits foraging.