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Dusky Flycatcher

Empidonax oberholseri ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

  • Song, call
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song has 3 basic elements: a vaguely 2-syllabled "prll-it" rising in frequency, a rough, low-pitched "prrdrrt," and a clear, high-pitched"pseet." Call note a soft "whit."

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