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Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)
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Great Crested Flycatcher(Myiarchus cinerascens)

General Description: Great Crested Flycatchers (Myiarchus cinerascens) are large flycatchers with red in the wings and tail, plus a yellow belly. The red in the tail reaches the tips of the feathers.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Tyrannidae, Tyranninae.

Favored Habitat: Treetops in the Eastern deciduous forest.

Where to Find: Don't look for Great Crested Flycatchers around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in the eastern US during summer or in Central and South America during winter.

Comments: Great Crested Flycatchers are similar to Ash-throated flycatchers, which are fairly common around Las Vega.

Great Crested Flycatcher(Myiarchus cinerascens) Great Crested Flycatcher(Myiarchus cinerascens)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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