adult; light yellow belly; rufous on tail (California, USA; 2007-04-29)

Ash-throated Flycatcher
Myiarchus cinerascens

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a medium sized flycatcher that nests in cavities; part of a large assemblage of Myiarchus flycatchers that are phenotypically similar and often difficult to distinguish.

rufous on primaries also (California, USA; 2007-04-29)

light wingbars (California, USA; 2006-04-23)

ventral view; yellow on belly can be very light (California, USA; 2006-04-23)

dorsal view (California, USA; 2007-08-27)

slightly hooked bill tip; crested look (California, USA; 2007-04-29)

posing for portrait (California, USA; 2007-04-29)