Least Flycatcher

Empidonax minimus
Least Flycatcher specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Uncommon breeding and transient bird, usually found in open deciduous woodland and forest edge. Migrates to this region in late April and early May, nests from early May to August, migrates south in August and September. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

This is possibly the record for the bird on the left.
Date:  5/12/1891
Collected By:  Wm Palmer
Locality:  Arlington, VA
Sex:  Female 
Catalog ID:  236340
The bird on the right is probably this male.
Date:  9/15/1910
Collected By:  Edward J Brown
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  221454