Pacific-slope Flycatcher

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  • Pacific-slope Flycatcher
  • Pacific-slope Flycatcher
  • Pacific-slope Flycatcher
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Pacific-slope Flycatcher

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

A small yellowish flycatcher of shaded forests and streamsides, the Pacific-slope Flycatcher is found in the Pacific Coast states. It is nearly identical in appearance to the Cordilleran Flycatcher, and the two forms were formerly considered to be the same species, known as the "Western Flycatcher."

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Other Names
  • Mosquero del Pacífico (Spanish)
  • Moucherolle côtier (French)
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