Myiarchus crinitus

Common Names: Great crested flycatcher
Category: Birds
Sub-category: Tyrant Flycatchers

Adult great crested flycatchers usually measure between 7 to 8 inches in length with a wingspan of around 13 inches. The great crested flycatcher does not display sexual dimorphism. All adults are brownish on the upperparts with yellow underparts; they have a long rusty brown tail and a bushy crest. Their throat and breast are grey.

It dwells mostly in the treetops and rarely is found on the ground. Their breeding habitat is deciduous or mixed forests across eastern North America.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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