Brown-crested Flycatcher

Nest box Plan and Information

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Brown-crested Flycatcher
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Construction difficulty:
moderate

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Nesting Range

Brown-crested Flycatcher Range Source: BNA Online

Nesting Habitat

  • Desert
  • Open Woodland
  • River

Attach Nest Box To

  • Dead Tree
  • Live tree
  • Pole
  • Post

Known Nesting Period

Not Nesting
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Source: BNA Online

Nest Box Placement

Nest Height:
5ft
30ft

5–30 feet

Minimum Spacing:

235 feet

Facing:

Any

Nest Box Measurements

Entrance Hole:

1 3/4"

Depth:

9"

Width & Length:

8"

7"

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Helpful Tips

  • Brown-crested Flycatcher is very similar in appearance to Ash-throated Flycatcher. Identify by calls and extent of rufous in tail feathers, which extends to tail tip.