Polioptilidae – Gnatcatchers

Polioptila Melanura – Black-Tailed Gnatcatcher

Polioptila melanura, the black-tailed gnatcatcher, is a tiny, insectivorous bird that may be found across the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it can be found in large flocks. It is a nonmigratory species that may be found year-round in dry desert environments. Quick Overview: Polioptila Melanura – […]

Polioptila caerulea – Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea, sometimes known as the blue-gray gnatcatcher, is a very tiny songbird that is endemic to North America. The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher is the most frequent species of gnatcatcher found in North America, accounting for almost a quarter of all species. It may be found throughout the eastern two-thirds of the United States as well […]

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