crested flycatcher

noun

Definition of crested flycatcher

: any of various flycatchers having a prominent crest especially : an eastern North American flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) that is olive brown above with gray chest, yellow belly, and reddish brown tail and is nearly as large as the robin

called also great crested flycatcher

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“Crested flycatcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crested%20flycatcher. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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