Fitch (1950) notes that scissor-tailed flycatchers perch on prominent outposts while foraging.
Association of scissor-tailed flycatchers (Tyrannusforficatus) with specific land-cover types in south-central Texas.
Life history and ecology of the scissor-tailed flycatcher, Muscivora forficata.
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) in The birds of North America online (A.
Aspects of breeding biology and social organization in the scissor-tailed flycatcher.
Nests of scissor-tailed flycatchers were over a wide range of distances from wind turbines.
Scissor-tailed flycatchers readily used anthropogenic structures for nesting.
The hypothesis of distance to turbine and percentage of canopy coverage combined was the model that best explained nesting success of scissor-tailed flycatchers at Wolf Ridge ([DELTA][AIC.
DISCUSSION--Nesting success in scissor-tailed flycatchers was best explained by distance to nearest wind turbine in conjunction with percentage of canopy cover.
Most scissor-tailed flycatchers nested in trees along fences at Wolf Ridge.
He said the scissor-tailed flycatcher is a juvenile and may be migrating for the first time.
CUTLINE: (PHOTO) The scissor-tailed flycatcher seen Thursday at Orange Airport, far north of its normal range.