Acadian Flycatcher, Empidonax virescens

Other Names: none

Distribution: eastern United States, south through Central America in winter.

Description:

Size: 15 cm in length.

Plumage: Adults have olive upperparts, which is darker on the wings and tail, and off-white to yellow undersides, and white wing bars The breast is lightly tinged with olive-green. The upper part of the bill is dark; the lower part is yellowish. The eyes are black with a white eyering.

 

Acadian Flycatcher Species Page

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Acadian Flycatcher, Empidonax virescens

Acadian Flycatcher

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
meal-worms
Regions
alabama
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
nebraska
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
vermont
virginia
west virginia
wisconsin
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Marshes
Color
olive
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
tyrant flycatchers - tyrannidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern