Nuttings Flycatcher

Other Names: none

Distribution: Western Mexico south to Costa Rica; occasionally found in Arizona and California.

Description:

Size: 18-19 cm in length, weighing 21-23 g.

Plumage: The uppersides are olive brown, with a darker head and short crest. The breast is gray and the belly is a soft yellow. The brown tail feathers and wings have brick red outer webs, and there are two dull wing bars. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Nuttings Flycatcher

Nuttings Flycatcher

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
meal-worms
Regions
arizona
california
mexico
new mexico
oregon
Tail Shape
forked-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
Forests
Grasslands
Color
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
tyrant flycatchers - tyrannidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern