BLACK FLYCATCHER

A Black Phoebe is a flycatcher found in Mexico, the southwest and California in the United States. They can be found in water areas. They catch and eat flying insects from the perch. While perching, they are usually fanning and bobbing their tails. Here is a Black Phoebe I saw recently at a duck pond.

BLACK PHOEBE

Black Phoebe’s are found predominately in Mexico, and the southwest and California in the United States. They are mostly black with a white belly and white on their wing-bars The immature birds have brownish cinnamon color on their wing-bars instead of the white. Black Phoebe’s can be found in areas that have water and are… Read More BLACK PHOEBE

GRAY FLYCATCHER

While in an arid pinyon-juniper high desert area, I watched in amazement as this bird did exactly what all the bird field guides state: fly from a high perch, dropping low to the ground to grab prey. The prey of a ¬†Gray Flycatcher is flying insects, they will also eat grasshoppers and beetles. They are… Read More GRAY FLYCATCHER