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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Flycatcher, Olive-sided
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Flycatcher, Olive-sided
-Contopus borealis (Swaison)


Adults (sexes similar): Upper parts dull greyish-olive, darkest on crown; sides of rump with a patch of white feathers (often concealed by folded wings); wings and tail dusky, the wing coverts with paler tips, the secondaries and tertials narrowly edged whitish; sides of breast, sides and flanks dark greyish-olive; throat, centre of breast, and belly whitish or pale yellowish (contracting with sides of breast) Bill blackish above, pale brownish below becoming dusky toward tip.

 


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