Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Pacific Slope Flycatcher

Empidonax difficilis


A pair of Pacific Slope Flycatchers on A Canary Island Pine in my back yard.


Moist woodlands, coniferous forests, and shady canyons.


This bird is a seasonal visitor to the wooded canyon in my back yard. We are about a mile north of Balboa Park.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

I saw a lesser gold finch the other day and i have never heard a bird call so melancholy and melodious.

GayHybertsen 11 years ago

To Emma; I have lots of lesser goldfinches around my house also & love to listen to their up & down whistling. Eric ( Gay is my wife)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

Gay, my first guess would have been lesser gold finch!!.
Truly amazing find!
Learn something new everyday!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago

Wow! Nice spotting!

Spotted by

San Diego, California

Spotted on May 31, 2011
Submitted on Oct 23, 2011

Related Spottings

Willow Flycatcher Hammond's Flycatcher Dickcissel Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Nearby Spottings

Bottlebrush Spotting African daisy dobsonfly
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team