Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
- ORDER: Passeriformes
- FAMILY: Tyrannidae
The easiest eastern Empidonax to identify, the Yellow-bellied Flycatcher is a bird of the boreal forests and bogs. Its yellow underparts distinguish it from the other eastern EmpidonaxMore ID Info
- Papamoscas Vientre Amarillo (Spanish)
- Moucherolle à ventre jaune (French)
- Cool Facts
- The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher winters in semi-open habitats of Central America, including coffee plantations. Shade-grown coffee plantations have higher densities of Yellow-bellied Flycatchers than sun-grown coffee plantations.
- The oldest recorded Yellow-bellied Flycatcher was a female, and at least 5 years, 2 months old, when she was recaught and rereleased during banding operations in New York.