Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus

ML166048811


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Martina Nordstrand
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eBird Checklist S57737210
stakeout Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, York County Airport (2019)
York, South Carolina, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 34.9769, -81.0577 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Observation details

Continuing pair with 4 nearly fledged young. Unmistakable- pale gray flycatchers with a spectacular long tail and salmon sides/underwings. The babies were fluttering and appeared to be ready to fledge. The adults brought grasshoppers, beetles, and dragonflies as food items.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS REBEL T7i
Lens model
EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
f-stop
f/7.1
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/2000 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
2,427KB
Dimensions
3696 x 2464

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