Common Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum cinereum)  Photographed in the village of San Luis, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal on Nov 3, 2011. Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)  Photographed on its winter territory in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.   Map Western Wood-Pewee Frontal  Photographed on its winter territory in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.   Map
Western Wood-Pewee Lateral  Photographed on its winter territory in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.  This is another view of the bird in the previous photo.   Map Western Wood-Pewee Dorsal  Photographed on its winter territory in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.  This is another view of the bird in the previous photo.   Map Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 8, 2013.
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)  Photographed on its winter territory near the town of San Luis, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal on Nov. 2, 2011. Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)  This probable fledgling was photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug. 1, 2014. Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens)  Photographed at Bergen Swamp in Genesee County in western New York State on June 2, 2017.  Bergen Swamp is a preserve owned by the  Bergen Swamp Preservation Society
Yellowish Flycatcher (Empidonax flavescens)  Photographed at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica on Nov 5, 2014. Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)  Photographed at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California on June 1, 2009. Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) Carrying Food  Photographed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on June 15, 2016.  It had a nest nearby.
Eastern Phoebe	 (Sayornis phoebe) on Nest  Photographed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on June 15, 2016.  This is the same bird that was in the previous photo on its nest under a picnic shelter. Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) Nestlings  The nest was under the eaves of a building at Letchworth State Park in western New York State on July 26, 2013. Eastern Phoebe	 (Sayornis phoebe)  Photographed by the light of the setting sun at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 11, 2013.
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 12, 2017. Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 12, 2017.  This is another view of the bird in the previous photo.  It seemed to be probing the dead branch for insects to eat. Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on June 4, 2015.
Brown-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus tyrannulus)  Photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 9, 2014. Galapagos Flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris)  Photographed on Floreana Island, the Galapagos, on March 8, 2006.  It landed so close to me that it barely fit in the frame. Great Kiskadee	(Pitangus sulphuratus)  Photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 1, 2016.
Great Kiskadee	(Pitangus sulphuratus)  hotographed in the town of San Luis, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal on Nov 3, 2011. Great Kiskadee	(Pitangus sulphuratus)  This rain-bedraggled bird was photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 1, 2016. Boat-billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua)  Photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 7, 2016.   Map
Social Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)  Photographed in the town of Tronadora near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal on Nov. 8, 2016. Social Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)  Photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwstern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov 9, 2014. Gray-capped Flycatcher (Myiozetetes granadensis)  Photographed near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov 6, 2011.
Gray-capped Flycatcher (Myiozetetes granadensis)  Photographed in the village of San Luis near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 5, 2016. White-ringed Flycatcher (Conopias albovittatus)  It was singing in the rain in the village  of San Luis on the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov 3, 2011. Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus)  Photographed near Mindo, Ecuador on Feb 28, 2006.
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)  Photographed in the town of San Luis, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica near the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal on Nov 6, 2011. Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)  Photographed in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.   Map Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)  Tropical Kingbirds are very common in Costa Rica, and they seem to have adapted well to the human presence.  Usually, I see them on some kind of man-made structure such as a wire.  For a change, this one was in a tree in a barren-looking cow pasture near the village of San Luis, Guanacaste Province on Nov. 2, 2016.   Map
Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)  Photographed near Red Bluff, CA on May 31, 2009. Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)  Photographed near Red Bluff, CA on April 8, 2012. Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  Photographed at the Higbee Beach Wildlife Conservation Area, Cape May County, NJ on May 11, 2016.
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  Photographed at the Higbee Beach Wildlife Conservation Area, Cape May County, NJ on May 11, 2016. Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  Photographed at the Higbee Beach Wildlife Conservation Area, Cape May County, NJ on May 14, 2017. Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) Fledglings  This very approachable pair of fledglings was photographed along the Erie Canal in Brighton near Rochester, NY on Aug 4, 2006.
Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis)  This digiscoping photo was made in the Braddock Bay Area near Rochester, NY on Oct. 4, 2005.  Normally found in the Caribbean, it is very rare in the Rochester area.  It may have blown in on the winds of a hurricane. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) Male  Photographed in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.   Map Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) Female  Photographed in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov. 6, 2016.   Map