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Willow Flycatcher

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Empidonax traillii Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
 14 cm Length
Tropical moist forest. Shrubland & shrub dominated wetland, pastureland. Up to 2,500 m. Range:-  

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3-4 eggs, incubation 12-15 days, fledging 12-14 days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and some fruit.. Food  
4251 TSN: 178341 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec Trailluv, tyranovec vrbový
Danish: Pileempidonax
German: Weidenschnäppertyrann, Weidentyrann, Weiden-Tyrann
English: Little Flycatcher, Little western Flycatcher, Traill's Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Saucero, Bobito de Traill, Mosquerito de sauce, Mosquerito de Sauces, Mosquerito de Traill, Mosquero Saucero, Mosqueta Saucera
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Saucero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquerito de traill
Spanish (Cuba): Bobito de Traill
Spanish (Ecuador): Mosquerito de Sauces
Spanish (Honduras): Mosquerito de sauce
Spanish (Mexico): Mosquero Saucero
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Pálido
Estonian: paju-salutikat
Finnish: Pajusieppari
French: Moucherolle des aulnes, Moucherolle des saules
Icelandic: Elrigreipur
Italian: Pigliamosche dei salici, Pigliamosche di Traille
Japanese: mejirohaetori
Japanese: メジロハエトリ, メヂロハエトリ
Latin: Empidonax trailli trailli, Empidonax traillii, Empidonax traillii traillii
Dutch: Wilgefeetiran, Wilgenfeetiran
Norwegian: Vierempid
Polish: empidonka mala, Empidonka mała
Portuguese: Maria-fibiu
Portuguese (Brazil): Maria-fibiu
Russian: Ивовая мухоловка, Ивовый белоглазый мухолов
Slovak: pamuchár vŕbový, Tyranovec vŕbový
Swedish: Pilempid
Chinese: 纹霸鹟

Empidonax traillii
Empidonax traillii adastus
Empidonax traillii alnorum
Empidonax traillii brewsteri
Empidonax traillii campestris
Empidonax traillii extimus
Empidonax traillii pusillus
Empidonax traillii traillii

  • Empidonax traillii traillii: Great Plains to NE US and SE Canada; winters to NW South America
  • Empidonax traillii extimus: Breeds S Calif. E to New Mexico and (?) formerly W Texas
  • Empidonax traillii brewsteri: Pacific northwest (S British Columbia) to mts. of cent. California
  • Empidonax traillii adastus: Great Basin and central Rocky Mts. south to Utah and Colorado
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