Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

Featured Species | Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (07:55)

Host: Sarah Leon with Greg Beatty

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (click to view larger)
southwestern willow flycatcher
Photo credit: Jim Rorabaugh/USFWS


Status: Endangered/ Listed on February 27, 1995
Scientific Name: Empidonax traillii extimus
Description: Because of river flow reductions and habitat alteration and loss, the southwestern willow flycatcher teeters on the brink of extinction.
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Last updated: July 12, 2011