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


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.


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

Photo © by Arthur Grosset
Soplillar, Zapata Swamp, Cuba



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

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


Woodlands and forests.



  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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