Olive-sided Flycatcher

Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Contopus cooperi

Migrating

Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Daniel Fitzgerald

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Tyrant Flycatchers are the largest family of birds in the world and many are very similar and this is one of them.  It often perches on dead snags at the tops of trees whistling its distinctive “Quick Three Beers” and showing dark chest patches.

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Olive-sided Flycatcher