[CT Birds] Empidonax Flycatchers

Mark Szantyr birddog55 at charter.net
Sun Sep 15 20:18:29 EDT 2013


Wow. The typos. I hate iphone typing. 

Color- related

Luke is correct in the difficulty between acadian and ybfl

Mark 

On Sep 15, 2013, at 7:11 PM, Mark Szantyr <birdinggeek at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.aba.org/birding/v41n2p30.pdf
> 
> Offering this article from birding as a starting point in identifying Yellow-bellied Flycatchers
> 
> From past years banding, two features consistent inseparsting YBFL from say Acadian that are not color relsted included a very round- headed appearance, sometimes appearing crested, and very strong contrast between the wings ans wing-bars. The wings often appear blackish. 
> 
> 
> Mark
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