Flycatchers & Antbirds
An elegantly colored bird with amazing behavior, the eastern kingbird is easily recognized. Learn this bird's key field marks, where to see it and what to watch for in the field.
Great Crested Flycatcher
Detailed bird profile of the great crested flycatcher: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting great crested flycatchers to your backyard.
Sleek and stunning in its glossy black or ashy gray plumage, the phainopepla is an unmistakable bird. Learn more about these flycatchers, including their field marks, behavior, vocalizations and reproduction, a well as how to attract them to your backyard.
A plain but subtly beautiful western flycatcher, the Say's phoebe is well worth study for proper identification. A common bird, it's an easy one for birders to find.
Detailed bird profile of the scissor-tailed flycatcher: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for how to attract scissor-tailed flycatchers.
Detailed bird profile of the vermilion flycatcher: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting vermilion flycatchers to your backyard.
The most common kingbird in the west, the western kingbird is colorful and familiar in many open habitats. Learn more about these birds, including how to identify and attract them.
One of the most colorful vireos, the yellow-throated vireo is easily identified by its bright plumage but can still be difficult to see because of its shy behavior. Learn the clues that can help you add this bird to your life list.