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    Gray Flycatcher

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    Gray Flycatcher

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

    A typical species of the Great Basin sagebrush, the Gray Flycatcher can be quickly recognized not by its drab plumage, but by its habit of slowly wagging its tail downwards.

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    Other Names
    • Papamoscas Bajacolita (Spanish)
    • Moucherolle gris (French)
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