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Sonoran Desert Birds



Ash-throated flycatcher - (Myiarchus cinerascens)

 Ash-throated flycatcher

 Ash-throated flycatcher

Size: 8.5 inches
Overall Color: grayish brown
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects
Nest: cavity
Field Identification: crest, pale gray breast, pale yellow belly
Season: year-round

Ash-throated flycatcher
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)
Genus: Myiarchus
species: cinerascens

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