Great Crested Flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

GCFL

Code 6

MYICRI

ITIS

HEAD

Great Crested Flycatcher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Olive-green
  • Forehead Color: Olive-green
  • Nape Color: Olive-green
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Great Crested Flycatcher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22 cm (8.5 in)
  • Weight: 34 g (1.2 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Yellow, Olive
  • Underparts: Yellow with gray breast.
  • Upperparts: Olive-green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Great Crested Flycatcher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fairly swift buoyant direct flight., Hawks insects in flight, returning to perch., Hovers over foliage or ground then dips for food.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-36 cm (12-14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with white edging.
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray with red-brown on outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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