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  • Scientific Names
    • Sayornis nigricans
  • English
    • Black Phoebe
    • black flycatcher
  • Spanish
    • Papamoscas negro
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BLPH
  • German
    • Schwarzkopf-Phoebetyrann

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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parobbert

Date

June 25, 2014

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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beartracker

Date

June 1, 2014

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Black phoebe on a well-used perch near its nest. Many scats have accumulated here due to the length of time the phoebes have been tending the nest.

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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kueda

Date

July 16, 2014 06:43 PM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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mariobird

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

Large black and white flycatcher. Was seen snatching insects in flight.

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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m_jon

Date

July 28, 2013 12:58 PM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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cspnl

Date

June 20, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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james3

Date

July 14, 2014

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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bbunny

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June 28, 2014 12:56 PM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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pgilbert

Date

June 20, 2014 07:50 PM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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charro

Date

May 16, 2014

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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miroungazalophus

Date

July 5, 2014

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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adventstory

Date

July 4, 2014 12:36 PM PDT

Description

Small black bird with thin beak and white belly/chest. Sits on fences and dives for bugs

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Description from Wikipedia

The Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) is a passerine bird in the tyrant-flycatcher family. It breeds from southwest Oregon and California south through Central and South America. It occurs year-round throughout most of its range and migrates less than the other birds in its genus, though its northern populations are partially migratory. Six subspecies are commonly recognized, although two are occasionally combined as separate species, the White-winged Phoebe.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.