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    Dusky Flycatcher

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    Dusky Flycatcher

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

    A dull flycatcher of western mountains, the Dusky Flycatcher is found in chaparral, streamside thickets, and open brushy areas. It is extremely difficult to tell from Hammond's Flycatcher by appearance alone.

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    Other Names
    • Papamoscas Matorralero (Spanish)
    • Moucherolle sombre (French)
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