Category Archives: Flycatchers

Scissor-tailed flycatchers at Mount Doom in Missouri

Scissor-tailed flycatchers (Tyrannus forficatus) are highly uncommon in Missouri, but there is a pair nesting right by Mount Doom and yesterday we saw them flying in the distance, against the rocky nuclear waste site. The bird guides do not put … Continue reading

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How a Vermillion Flycatcher Caught My Eye

How a vermilion flycatcher caught my eye Sometimes it is difficult to see the beauty in a grey day, but it is always important to be ready for wonder to strike you at any moment. That, at least, is how … Continue reading

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