Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii

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Small grayish flycatcher with an obvious white eyering and small bill. On perched birds note the primary feathers, which are longer than in other Empidonax species. Look for a large step between the secondaries and primaries.

Small flycatcher with a slightly peaked head and a white eyering. Breast is gray with a pale yellowish lower belly.

Found in evergreen forests on the breeding grounds and in scrub and pine-oak woodlands during migration.

Small grayish flycatcher with a distinct eyering and 2 wingbars. Primary feathers are long for an Empidonax, creating a stepped look from the secondaries to the primaries.

Recommended Citation

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/hamfly