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Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Empidonax flaviventris

Description:

It is a migratory bird that nests in North America and winter in Central America. It does not have recognized subspecies. The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher winters in semi-open habitats of Central America, including coffee plantations. Shade-grown coffee plantations have higher densities of Yellow-bellied Flycatchers than sun-grown coffee plantations. The oldest recorded Yellow-bellied Flycatcher was a female, and at least 5 years, 2 months old, when she was recaught and rereleased during banding operations in New York.

Habitat:

Its distribution area includes Canada, the United States, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and others country.

Notes:

Food: Insects and arthropods. Occasionally takes fruit.

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KimFgr
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KimFgr

Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 8.52, Long: -83.40

Spotted on Dec 16, 2017
Submitted on Dec 30, 2017

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