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Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Flight call description No known flight call but occasionally gives a single "kwip" or rapid "kwip" series, "kwip-ip-ip-ip-ip-ip", in short diurnal flights. See Behavior.
Fig.1. New York June 12, 1989 (WRE).
"Kwip" call from a series. Perched bird.
Diurnal calling sequence:
1. New York June 12, 1989 (WRE). Perched bird giving "wheep" and "breet" calls, and a "kwip" series.
Similar species See Ash-throated Flycatcher.
Behavior Primarily a nocturnal migrant but occasionally engages in redetermined migration. Not known to call in nocturnal migration and typically silent in diurnal flight.