- Empidonax flaviventris
5 1/2" (14 cm). A very small flycatcher
Olive-green above, yellowish below, including throat, with 2 white wing bars and yellowish eye ring.
Likely to overlap with Acadian Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Black-capped Flycatcher, Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Gray Flycatcher, Hammond's Flycatcher, Least Flycatcher, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pine Flycatcher, White-throated Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Yellowish Flycatcher.
See also Empidonax.
Bogs and moist thickets in northern coniferous forests; on migration, in second-growth woodlands and dense thickets.
This retiring little flycatcher spends most of its time on migration in dense thickets.
They lay 3 or 4 whitish eggs, with brown spots, in a nest of moss and rootlets on the ground.
On breeding grounds, a flat chilk or killic; also a rising 2-note whistle, per-wee?
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Yellow-bellied Flycatcher. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Yellow-bellied_Flycatcher
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