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Hammond's Flycatcher

Empidonax hammondii ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small and unassuming flycatcher of western North America, Hammond's Flycatcher breeds in mature coniferous forests. Hammond's Flycatcher looks very similar to Gray and Dusky flycatchers. All three species overlap in range, but differ in voice and habitat.

Calls

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

Song has three distinct elements: a dry, abrupt two-syllable phrase; a low burry note; and a longer, rough two-syllable phrase. Various call notes, including a sharp pip.

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