Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus savana

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

FTFL

Code 6

TYRSAV

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HEAD

Fork-tailed Flycatcher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head Pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Fork-tailed Flycatcher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 37 cm (14.5 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Fork-tailed Flycatcher Flight
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight with shallow wing beats and long rippling tail streamers.
  • Wingspan Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with edging
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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