Flycatcher secrets revealed

Yellow -olive flycatcher

Flycatchers can be difficult to identify by the untrained eye so here are a few tips on how to become a better birdwatcher.The experienced birder will not rely solely on his/her sight but will also fine tune their observation skills by listening carefully to the distinct sound each species makes. For example the yellow olive flycatcher makes a sharp shreek-like “zeet” which is continuously repeated. And most other flycatchers look very similar in appearance but differ in their call or song.