alder flycatcher

  1. a North American flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum, of alder thickets and other moist areas, that has greenish-brown upper parts and whitish underparts and is almost indistinguishable except by voice from E. traillii(willow flycatcher ).

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How to use alder flycatcher in a sentence

  • Throat white, upperparts bright, light olive-green, without tinge of brown as in the alder flycatcher.

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