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Subspecies sagrae. Photo © by THE_FERN. Las Salinas, Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba, April 2024
Myiarchus sagrae

Identification

Grey-brown upperparts, slight crest, white underparts with pale yellow wash on belly and undertail coverts. 2 white wing bars and contrasting dark brown primaries with rufous edging. Tail is long and dark with rufous edges on outer tail feathers. Sexes are similar.

Distribution

Caribbean: Bahamas, Cuba (incl. Isla de Juventud), and Grand Cayman Island

Photo © by Arthur Grosset
Soplillar, Zapata Swamp, Cuba

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • M. s. lucaysiensis:
  • M. s. sagrae:

Habitat

Woodlands and forests.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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