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Brown-crested flycatcher
Myiarchus tyrannulus


Size: 9 inches
Overall Color: brown
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects
Nest: cavity
Field Identification: mostly brownish flycatcher with brown head, pale yellow underneath, rufous middle of tail, tip of tail all dark, heavy bill
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: Myiarchus
Species: tyrannulus

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