|Common Name:||Alder Flycatcher|
Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum) is a small bird that migrates to Alaska for its breeding season. It's estimated that some 12,000,000 Alder Flycatchers travel to Alaska.
Diet & Habitat
Alder Flycatchers usually breed in interior Alaska in an area some 150,000 square miles. They are able to breed after their first year and clutch sizes are typically 3-4 eggs. Nesting area are commonly alders, willows, and various shrubs often near bodies of water, streams, or wetlands.