Pacific-slope flycatcher, Empidonax
known as Western flycatcher) It was decided that this previous
group was actually two separate species.
Migration of the Pacific-slope flycatcher
Like many other tyrant flycatchers, the
Pacific-slope flycatcher spends the winter in Mexico.
Diet of the Pacific-slope flycatcher
The Pacific-slope flycatcher eats mainly
flying insects. Occasionally they will eat berries and seeds.
Range of the Pacific-slope flycatcher
Found in forested areas in the summer. Not
found in the Deserts, Central valley, and on the eastern side of
This Pacific-slope flycatcher and his mate were alternately flying between the
Sambucus mexicana, Quercus agrifolia, and Pinus jeffreyi in the nursery garden. Finally I was able to take his picture on a branch of the Jeffrey pine, which was adjacent to the bird bath. The female was in the shade and much harder to get a picture of.