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Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)
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Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)

General Description: Hammond's Flycatchers (Empidonax hammondii) are small Empidonax flycatchers with a large head, short tail, and short bill. Eyering expanded backwards (teardrop shape). Head and breast gray; throat light gray; belly somewhat yellowish. Bill mostly dark, including lower mandible.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Tyrannidae, Fluvicolinae.

Favored Habitat: Pine-Fir forests.

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)

Where to Find: During migration, they can be found everywhere, but when you look for them, they are nowhere to be found; check Corn Creek and the Henderson BVP. These birds breed in higher-elevation forests in places like Mt. Charleston and the Sheep Range.

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Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)
Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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