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Alder Flycatcher

Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum)

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Empidonax alnorum Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
 13-15 cm Length
Breeds shrubland, wetlands. Non-breeding  Tropical moist forest. Up to1,300 m.  Range:- Breeds USA:- North East & Alaska, Canada. Non-breeding:- Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama. Caribbean and West Indies. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru & Venezuela. Saint Pierre and Miquelon.

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 2(3-4) eggs, incubation  by female, 12-14 day, fledging 13-14 days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae some fruit in winter. Food  
4250TSN: 178340 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec olšový
Danish: Elleempidonax
German: Erlenschnäppertyrann, Erlentyrann
English: Alder Flycatcher, Alder Pewee, Flycatcher, Traill's Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Alisero, Mosquerito de Charral, Mosquero Ailero, Mosquero Alisero, Mosqueta Ailero, Mosqueta boreal, Mosquitero Norteño
Spanish (Argentine): Mosqueta boreal
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Alisero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquerito de charral
Spanish (Honduras): Mosquero ailero
Spanish (Mexico): Mosquero Ailero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mosquitero Norteño
Spanish (Paraguay): Mosqueta boreal
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Ailero
Estonian: lepa-salutikat
Finnish: Leppäsieppari
French: Moucherolle des aulnes
Hungarian: égertirannusz
Icelandic: Elrigreipur
Italian: Pigliamosche degli ontani
Japanese: kitamejirohaetori
Japanese: キタメジロハエトリ
Latin: Empidonax alnorum, Empidonax trailli alnorum, Empidonax traillii alnorum
Dutch: Elzenfeetiran
Norwegian: Oreempid
Polish: empidonka olchowa
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-alder, Papa-moscas-dos-amieiros
Portuguese (Brazil): Papa-moscas-de-alder, Papa-moscas-dos-amieiros
Russian: Мухоловка Элдера
Slovak: pamuchár jelšový
Swedish: Alempid
Chinese: 恺木纹霸鹟

Sub-species None known


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