Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) Otto's Trail Colorado National Monument Mesa County Colorado June 2016 Week #26 Jeff Skrentny IMG_1136
Single bird, heard calling downslope from the fence surrounding the Vista Point. Was not able to see the bird due to all of the dense brush in the area.
Taken on day 3 of camping trip to Guadalupe Mountains National Park.
The Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds in desert scrub, riparian forest, brushy pastures and open woodland from the western United States to central Mexico. It is a short-distance migrant, retreating from most of the U.S. and northern and central Mexico, spending the winter from southern Mexico to Honduras. This bird is also prone to wander, with single birds often seen outside its normal breeding range as...