Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Myiodynastes luteiventris

This Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher in St. John’s on October 8, 1993 marks the only record for Newfoundland and one of very few records for Canada or the northeast.
– Photo: Ken Knowles (October 8, 1993)

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds predominantly in Mexico and Central America, as well as the southeast corner of Arizona, wintering mostly in South America. It is a rare vagrant elsewhere in North America, exceptionally so in Canada. There are just a handful of records for the northeast, including one each for New Brunswick and Ontario.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – one of our most bizarre and unexpected – when one was discovered near Signal Hill, St. John’s on October 8, 1993.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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