Both the scissor-tailed flycatcher (Fitch, 1950; Fitzpatrick, 1980; Regosin and Pruett-Jones, 1995) and the blue jay (Racine and Thompson, 1983) establish family or larger cohesive groups.
Life history and ecology of the scissor-tailed flycatcher, Muscivora forficata.
It is not the first time a scissor-tailed flycatcher has been seen in Massachusetts, but it is rare enough that it has birders from all over New England excited about the discovery.
He said the scissor-tailed flycatcher is a juvenile and may be migrating for the first time.
The purpose of our study was to investigate the potential, indirect effects of wind turbines on a migratory grassland bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus, with the majority of its summer breeding range in Texas.
The scissor-tailed flycatcher generally is common in anthropogenically disturbed areas, has not shown evidence of decline, and is listed as a species of Least Concern by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (http://www.iucnredlist.org).
Tyrannus forficatus--A male was seen in agricultural land near Guemez (23[degrees]54'57"N, 99[degrees]03'48"W, ca.
The 2017 Montrose haul featured cattle egret, snowy egret, western grebe, piping plover, laughing gull, American bittern, lark sparrow, scissor-tailed flycatcher
, Bell's vireo, Kentucky warbler, summer tanager and yellow-headed blackbird.