vermilion flycatcher

noun

Definition of vermilion flycatcher

: any of several American flycatchers of the genus Pyrocephalus which have in the adult male bright scarlet and brownish gray or black plumage and one (P. rubinus mexicanus) of which is found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona

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“Vermilion flycatcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vermilion%20flycatcher. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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