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2009-01-11 07:05:00

Birdwatchers with cameras and binoculars are being drawn to a remote state park in Texas, hoping to spot a tiny yellow-chested bird that reportedly left its high-mountain habitat to the south and crossed the U.S. border for the very first time. At just 5 inches, the pine flycatcher with its yellow and beige markings does not look like much, but its extraordinary migration from Guatemala and Mexico is generating interest among birders from all parts of the country.  The bird typically...


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2009-04-07 14:39:42

The Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) is a species of passerine bird that is widespread throughout North America. It is found largely over the eastern and mid-western portions of the continent. Its habitat is mainly treetops of deciduous or mixed forests and it is rarely seen on the ground. It is a migratory species and winters in Mexico and South America, and also Florida and Cuba. The adult is 7 to 8 inches in length with a wingspan of about 13 inches. It weighs between 0.95...

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2009-04-07 14:35:05

The Acadian Flycatcher or Green-crested Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) is a species of bird that breeds in deciduous forests across eastern United States and southwestern Ontario, Canada. They are migratory and winter through eastern Mexico and the Caribbean and south to southern Central America and northwestern South America (Colombia, Ecuador, and western Venezuela). In the southern parts of its breeding range these birds have declined in numbers. The adult has olive colored...

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2009-04-07 14:33:35

The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) is a species of bird that is found in wet northern woods and spruce bogs across Canada and the northeastern United States. It is migratory and winters in southern Mexico and Central America. The adult has brown-olive upperparts and yellowish underparts. The wings and tail are dark brown-olive. It has a white eye ring, white wing bars, a small bill and short tail. The upper part of bill is dark and the lower part is orange to pink. The...

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2005-06-02 09:30:37

The Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family. Adults have brown-olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they have an indistinct white eye ring, white wing bars and a small bill. The breast is washed with olive-grey. The upper part of the bill is grey; the lower part is somewhat orange. At one time, this bird and the Alder Flycatcher were considered to be a single species, Traill's Flycatcher....

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2005-06-02 09:18:18

Sayornis saya - more commonly known as the Say's Phoebe - is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. Adults have brownish-grey upperparts with an orange-brown belly and light grey on the throat and breast. Younger birds have cinnamon wing bars while adult birds have no wing bars. They breed in dry open or semi-open areas across western North America from Alaska to Mexico in open-cup nests in a natural or man-made cavity or on a ledge. These birds migrate to southern Mexico...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.