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Flycatchers!

Flycatchers are small birds from the tropics, known for their aerial acrobatics as they catch insects in mid-air.  Some species sport bright colors and flashy patterns, making identification easy, while others are cryptic, requiring close looks and vocalizations to tell them apart.

This class will introduce you to all the flycatcher species that regularly visit Oregon to nest, along with a few tropical vagrants, and show you how to identify each one by sight and sound.

Ash-throated Flycatcher perched at the end of a slender branch.
Ash-throated Flycatcher by Mick Thompson

Sign up for Flycatchers with John Rakestraw!

Learn how to distinguish by sight and sound the dozen flycatcher species in the Portland area.

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Online Class Details

  • Class: April 9, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Class fee: $20 members / $30 non-members
  • Note: A recorded class link will be provided to all participants after the class. Thank you!

Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Bird Alliance of Oregon
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
Cost:
$20 – $30

Venue

Bird Alliance of Oregon
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
Cost:
$20 – $30