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Vermilion Flycatcher

Pyrocephalus rubinus


A spectacular and distinctive flycatcher, the bright red Vermilion Flycatcher inhabits riparian areas and scrub in the southwestern United States and southward. It perches conspicuously, making periodic flights to nab insect prey. Cornell Lab


St Marks National Wildlife Refuge


This is a rare bird for Florida. A first winter male, just coloring up.

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Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 3 years ago

Excellent captured the colors perfectly!

JoshuaGSmith 3 years ago

I know that they are pretty common here in Spring, I haven't been living in AZ for that long, so maybe I will find one!

ceherzog 3 years ago

Thanks Joshua...hope you get one soon! I bet you will.

JoshuaGSmith 3 years ago

Nice spotting, I'm dying to see one.

Florida, USA

Lat: 30.10, Long: -84.19

Spotted on Feb 6, 2015
Submitted on Feb 18, 2015

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