Silky Flycatchers
Seasons in KC area based on information from "The Sibley Guide to Birds" (2000) and "Birds of Kansas" (2011)
Phainopepla male original Phainopepla female 1_12_2013
Phainopepla (southwest)
- not in KC area
There are only four species in the Silky Flycatcher family of birds, and they occur mostly in Central America and Mexico. Phainopepla is the only Silky Flycatcher that makes its way as far north as southern Arizona, New Mexico, and California.
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