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alder flycatcher

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1.
a North American flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum, of alder thickets and other moist areas, that has greenish-brown upper parts and whitish underparts and is almost indistinguishable except by voice from E. traillii (willow flycatcher)
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  • The breeding range of the alder flycatcher generally lies north of the willow flycatcher's range.

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