Most easily identified by voice: a loud "che-BEK, che-BEK" often repeated in bursts. Yellow-bellied flycatcher. Ron Knight. Other flycatchers. Jerry Gunner Muscicapa striata. Excellent photos with high quality recordings including some rare ones such as the flight song of the Western Meadowlark. Alder flycatcher. White eyering is usually bold and slightly wider behind the eye. In 1989, the American Ornithologists’ Union split the Western Flycatcher into two species: Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) and Cordilleran Flycatcher (Empidonax occidentalis), on the basis of vocal differences, differences in allozyme frequencies, and an area of sympatry in the Siskiyou region of northern California, where they were reported to mate assortatively. Birds in the eastern part of the range show a lot of contrast on the underparts, while western birds are duller. Found in habitats adjacent to water, including papyrus swamp, marsh, riverbanks, and lakeshores. Chunky brown flycatcher with a white throat and brown chest band. Applied Bioacoustics P. O. The Acadian Flycatcher song is the familiar "pizza". Other tyrant flycatchers. The little fucker also sings at dusk. Western Wood Pew-Pew Small, plain and drab, this uninspiring flycatcher of western woodlands is best known by its piercing, grating, descending whistle. Oh, and late in the evening… when other songbirds have the common courtesy to shut the fuck up and give it a rest. Box 51063 Eugene, OR 97405. Red-breasted flycatcher. The Cordilleran flycatcher (Empidonax occidentalis) is a small insect-eating bird.It is a small Empidonax flycatcher, with typical length ranging from 13 to 17 cm. European Pied Flycatcher. Willow flycatcher. Grayish-olive above with paler belly. Not very vocal, but the quiet song is a mix of rasps, trills, and high-pitched whistles. Brown-crested flycatcher. WESTERN FLYCATCHER COMPLEX IN NORTH AMERICA Arch McCallum, Ph.D. Western wood pewee. Adults have olive-gray upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with yellowish underparts; they have a conspicuous teardrop-shaped white eye ring, white wing bars, a small bill and a short tail. Acadian flycatcher. The Sound Approach to Birding. Black phoebe. The Wood-Pewee sings at dawn. Shows two prominent whitish wingbars. Spotted Flycatcher (song) song. Frequently also heard is a trill that is uttered with wing fluttering, often when changing perches. Western Meadowlark ... (song) Sitting on fence wire alongside road Wasco County, Oregon, June 5, 2013 mp3 format (2), 3 seconds, 53K Western Meadowlark ... (song) Mosier, Oregon, May 4, 2011 mp3 format (1,A), 12 seconds, 197K, wind noise, footsteps [More images] Western Tanager ... (three chirrups) Vancouver, Washington, May 8, 2015 Pacific-slope flycatcher (call / song) call, song. ... Western kingbird. Ash-throated flycatcher. Found in a variety of wooded or shrubby habitats during summer, migration, and winter. Small, olive flycatcher. . Albatrosses (4) American sparrows, towhees and juncos (40) Auks (5) Bitterns and herons (4) Boobies and cormorants (2) Buntings (5) Chats and thrushes (14) Crows and allies (8) … The Cordilleran Flycatcher (Empidonax occidentalis) and the Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) are sibling species that are extremely difficult to distinguish in the field.