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Acadian Flycatcher -
(Empidonax virescens)



  • Small olive flycatcher
  • Eye ring, dark wings with two wingbars
  • Light below
  • 5.75" (15 cm.)


  • Mature deciduous forest; often in ravines

Additional Information

  • Uncommon summer resident
  • Wisconsin threatened species
  • Found only in southern part of the state
  • Often heard before being seen
  • Explosive song: "tsee-eee!"
  • Also gives a fluttery tootle call
  • Nest is generally in lower canopy

Acadian Flycatcher sitting in the canopy

Acadian Flycatcher sitting in a nest 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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