Great Crested Flycatcher


The Great Crested Flycatcher is a large insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family. It is the most widespread member of the genus Myiarchus in North America, and is found over most of the eastern and mid-western portions of the continent. It dwells mostly in the treetops and rarely is found on the ground.

Family: Tyrannidae

Scientific name: Myiarchus crinitus

Length: 8.7 in.

Mass: 1.2 oz Conservation status: Least Concern (Population stable) Click here to learn more about the Great Crested Flycatcher

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