White-tailed Hawk and a pair of "angry birds" (Fork-tailed Flycatcher's), Rio Bravo, 5.23.16
The fork-tailed flycatcher (Tyrannus savanna) is usually seen perched quietly atop shrubs or even fence posts.
The fork-tailed flycatcher is usually found in open areas such as savannas, mangroves, secondary forests and pastures. It is a medium size bird, the male is 37-40.5 cm long and the female is 28-30 cm long. Males have an extremely long forked tail, juveniles and females have shorter tails.
The fork-tailed flycatcher feeds primarily on insects but have also been recorded eating berries and palm fruits. It is generally a quiet bird with a thin, low-pitched and weak sound.
Photograph by Alex Kearney
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