Biodiversity - Black-capped Flycatcher

  • Name: Black-capped Flycatcher

  • Scientific name: Empidonax atriceps

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Tyrannidae

Status:  Common

Size:  11.5 cm

Weight:  9 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,000 meters above sea level.

 

Lives in the forest canopy but will descend near borders or openings.

Solitary after birthing period.

Searches for insects from an exposed perch.

In the rainy season they descend in elevation.

 




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