Willow Flycatcher
(Empidonax traillii)

Willow Flycatcher

These nongame birds occur at all elevations. They have been known to breed at elevations up to 7,000 feet. These birds nest in willow and alder thickets from May-July. Nests are loose grass cups. The female incubates the eggs for 13-15 days and fledging lasts another 12-14 days. Their diet consists mostly of insects taken on the wing.


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