Slim pale flycatcher. Drab gray overall with a thin eyering, a pale mark in front of the eye, and pale wingbars. The bill is long and thin.© Darren Clark | Macaulay LibraryIdaho, July 27, 2019
Small gray flycatcher with a thin bill, a thin white eyering, and paler gray wingbars.© Jack Parlapiano | Macaulay LibraryNew Mexico, August 23, 2020
Characteristically twitches its tail up and down while perched.© Timothy Barksdale | Macaulay LibraryArizona, February 01, 1997
Generally grayer than other Empidonax flycatchers, but best recognized by habit of twitching its tail downward while perched.© Timothy Barksdale | Macaulay LibraryArizona, February 01, 1997
Breeds in dry woodlands and shrublands in western North America, including sagebrush and pinyon pine woodlands.© Darren Clark | Macaulay LibraryIdaho, May 04, 2019
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