Gray Flycatcher

ID Info
  • Gray Flycatcher
  • Gray Flycatcher
  • 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
  • Mosquero Gris (Spanish)
  • Moucherolle gris (French)
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