Photo and Haiku for 24 May 2023

Dips its tail downward

best way to identify

a Gray Flycatcher

Many of the flycatchers in the genus Empidonax are difficult to identify as they all look very similar. It’s one telltale move that helps to identify it is that it habitually dips its tail downward rather than the upward tail-flicking of some of its fellow Empidonax.

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