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Finding Buff-breasted Flycatcher in SE AZ

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Status in SE Arizona: Uncommon summer visitor.

Timing: Apr-Sep.

Status in USA: Found exclusively in Arizona.

Habitat/location: Scarce but sometimes fairly easy to locate in higher elevation forests. Usually nests colonially in very specific areas. Most reliably found at sites such as Sawmill, Huachuca and Carr Canyons in the Huachucas, Cave Creek in the Chiricahuas and Mt Lemmon in the Santa Catalinas. Recent increase.

Buff-breasted Flycatcher map from eBird

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Buff-breasted Flycatcher

Buff-breasted Flycatcher

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