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Black phoebe
Sayornis nigricans

Black phoebe
Black phoebe
Black phoebe
Black phoebe
Black phoebe

Size: 7 inches
Overall Color: black/white
Occurrence: near water
Diet: insects
Nest: mud cup
Field Identification: black with white belly, slight crest
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 48 Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Genus: Sayornis
Species: nigricans

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