alder flycatcher


Definition of alder flycatcher

: a small greenish flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) with a dull white breast frequenting alder swamps and other moist secluded spots in much of eastern North America

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First Known Use of alder flycatcher

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Alder flycatcher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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