French: Moucherolle phébi German: Weißbauch-Phoebetyrann Spanish: Mosquero fibí
New York, USA
Mostly in E & C North America, from NW Canada locally E to Maritime provinces, and from N Great Plains S in USA to C Texas and E to Atlantic coast (S to Georgia). Winters SE & CS USA (locally also NE & SW) S to S Mexico.
Male 12·4–16·8 cm, 19·7 g; female 14·2–16·5 cm, 16·9 g. Plumage is greyish-olive above, crown darkest and contrasting... read more
Common call “chip”, “chik” or “piik”. Male has two song forms... read more
Breeds mainly in forest and forest edge, especially open woodland and frequently deciduous woodland... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly flying insects; occasionally fruit during poor weather in autumn, winter and spring. Diet includes hymenopterans, coleopterans,... read more
Mid-Mar to early Aug, later, from Apr, in N of range; double-brooded. Male displays nest-site to female, female chooses site. Nest, built... read more
Partial migrant. N populations migrate S to S USA and Mexico; present throughout year in some parts... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. Estimated global population 16,000,000 individuals. Survey data for USA indicate no significant decline or increase since... read more
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