Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54045

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Tyrannidae
Genus:Myiarchus
Genus species:Myiarchus tuberculifer

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:13 cm - 15 cm
Identification:The dusky flycatcher has a gray back with an olive tinge. It also has a light throat with a yellow belly.
Habitat:Woodlands, deserts, meadows, and mountain chaparral
Diet:Carnivore: insects, spiders
Reproduction:Two to four eggs are incubated for 12-15 days. The young are able to fly at 18 days.
Behavior:Vocalization is a very important part of the behavior of these birds.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:There are 425 known species in the Tyrannidae family. Fly catching is a term used to describe the way flycatchers hunt flying insects in the air.

Other Information

Geographic:North America Date:1977-03 Subjects:Tyrant flycatcher
perching birds
Tyrannidae
Flycatchers
Passeriformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/54045