Alder Flycatcher - Empidonax alnorum

Length 5.8 in (14.6 cm)
Wingspan 8.5 in (21.6 cm)
Weight .47 oz (13.3 g)
Clutch Size 3-4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Alder Flycatcher breeds in Canada, Alaska and northeastern United States. During the winter they migrate to South America. In both cases they prefer to be near water.

They catch insects by flying out from the top of a shrub or bush and catching them in flight.

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