The Acadian Flycatcher [ Pictures for Easy Identification]

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2022

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Introduction

What the Acadian Flycatcher Looks Like

The Acadian Flycatcher has bill color of dark and orange-yellow.

The Acadian Flycatcher has wing color of black and white.

The Acadian Flycatcher has eyering color of whiteish.

Range and Sighting Map for the Acadian Flycatcher

US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the FALL
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the FALL
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the SUMMER
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the SUMMER
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the WINTER
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the WINTER
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the SPRING
US Range Map for the Acadian Flycatcher in the SPRING

Weight, Length, and Wingspan of the Acadian Flycatcher

The length of the Acadian Flycatcher is from 5.5 inches to 5.9 inches (14.0 cm to 15.0 cm).

The weight of the Acadian Flycatcher is from 0.4 ounces to 0.5 ounces (11.3 grams to 14.2 grams).

The wingspan of the Acadian Flycatcher is from 8.7 inches to 9.1 inches (22.1 cm to 23.1 cm).

Pictures of the Acadian Flycatcher

Feeding Behavior of the Acadian Flycatcher

It hunts for insects by watching from a perch, usually at mid-levels within the forest.

When it sees an insect, it flies to catch the insect in midair, and then returns to its perch.

It also picks up food such as caterpillars and spiders from leaves or twigs while hovering.

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What the Acadian Flycatcher Likes to Eat

The Acadian Flycatcher feeds on the following:

  • Mostly insects (ants, wasps, bees, beetles, caterpillars, moths, bugs)
  • spiders
  • millipedes
  • small fruits
  • berries

Where To Find the Acadian Flycatcher

You can find the Acadian Flycatcher in the following habitats:

  • Deciduous forests
  • ravines
  • swampy woods
  • beech groves
  • nests in beech trees
  • woodland
  • edges of woodlands

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