List by Common Name - List by Scientific Name - List by Family

Willow flycatcher
Empidonax traillii

Willow flycatcher
Willow flycatcher
Willow flycatcher

Size: 6 inches
Overall Color: olive and white and pale yellow
Occurrence: bushes near water, fields
Diet: insects
Nest: cup in shrub
Field Identification: flycatcher, gray upper and head, crest on head, yellowish white underneath, two white wing bars, faint eye ring
Season: summer

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

copyright © Hank Jorgensen 2007