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Myiarchus are not easy, but I am pretty sure this IS is correct. This was the first or one of the first visits of this bird to this spot, it nested in the cavity you can see in the photos.
Elizabeth and I visited Palo Duro Canyon State Park -- such an awesome and amazing piece of land. It was quite dry, so we didn't see too too many flowers, but we did spot other really magnificent things.
Would love some guidance on this flycatcher... Not sure what it is. :-/
04 Dec 2012.
Medford FWMA, Burlington Co, NJ.
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...