Variegated Flycatcher

Empidonomus varius

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

VAFL

Code 6

EMPVAR

ITIS

HEAD

Variegated Flycatcher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Crested or plumed, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Pale Yellow
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Variegated Flycatcher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18 cm (7.25 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Yellow
  • Underparts: Pale yellow with brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Variegated Flycatcher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering direct flight on shallow wing beats., Sallies from perch to hawk insects and returns to the same or nearby perch.
  • Wingspan Range: 29 cm (11.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with edging
  • Upper Tail: Dark brown with red-brown edges.
  • Under Tail: Dark brown with red-brown edges.
  • Leg Color: Black
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