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great crested flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Description:

Fall migration in Texas •Medium-sized songbird; large flycatcher. •Bright yellow belly. •Cinnamon rufous in wings and tail. •Pale wingbars.

Habitat:

•Breeds in open deciduous woodlands, old orchards, riparian corridors, wooded swamps, parks, cemeteries, and urban areas with large shade trees. •Winters in humid forests and second growth.

Notes:

•The Great Crested Flycatcher is a bird of the treetops. It spends very little time on the ground, and does not hop or walk. It prefers to fly from place to place on the ground rather than walk

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SusanEllison
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SusanEllison

Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2013
Submitted on Sep 10, 2013

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