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Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Flight call description A dry "pwit".
Fig.1. New York July 26, 1988 (WRE).
Diurnal calling sequence:
1. New York July 26, 1988 (WRE). Perched bird.
Similar species Willow Flycatcher's "whit" note is lower and longer.
Behavior Primarily a nocturnal migrant but engages in redetermined migration. Gives flight call occasionally in short diurnal flights and rarely in nocturnal migration.