The Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) is an endangered "Empid" that breeds in the riparian Willow/Cottonwood/Salt Cedar thickets. This pair was recorded along the Verde River near Camp Verde in central Arizona on 5/30/98. If you hear this easily distinguished "Fitz-bew" song, please let me know. This bird is a victim of Cowbird parasitism and habitat reduction and is on its last legs!
Douglas Von Gausig (recordist; copyright holder), Naturesongs.com
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