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Great-crested Flycatcher
(Myiarchus crinitus)

By A. Reago & C. McClarren [CC BY 2.0], via WC
 
Great-crested Flycatcher Information

Length:  8-9"

Breeding Habitat:  Prefers to nest in deciduous woodlands, but is also found in mixed woodlands, wooded pastures and swamps, orchards, parks, and wooded residential areas.

Diet:  Mostly insects, including butterflies, moths, grasshoppers, beetles, and wasps. Also spiders, small fruits and berries. Has been know to occasionally eat small lizards.
 
Identification tips for Great-crested Flycatcher
 
Song and calls of Great-crested Flycatcher
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Great Crested Flycatcher Breeding Map Great Crested Flycatcher Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Audubon Field Guide
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls.
 
Great-crested Flycatcher
 
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