Perching

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Myiarchus cinerascens
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Length: 9 in. (22 cm )
Common in scrubby forests of dry areas and lower foothills, the Ash-throated Flycatcher eats insects it catches with its broad bill in mid-air. In the fall and winter, it also eats fruits. The nest is in a hole of a tree, Saguaro Cactus or fence post, and occasionally the adults add a cast snake skin to its lining of fur and feathers. It has been known to drive woodpeckers from their holes to take over a cavity.

The four-digit banding code is ATFL.

Female | Robert Shantz


Chaparral

Desert

Oak-pine woodland

Savanna

Shrubs
Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Ash-throated Flycatcher
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: September 19, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ash-throated-flycatcher

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Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Ash-throated Flycatcher. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ash-throated-flycatcher

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

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Dr. Biology. "Ash-throated Flycatcher". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ash-throated-flycatcher

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Dr. Biology. "Ash-throated Flycatcher". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 19 Sep 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ash-throated-flycatcher

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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