Meaning of yellow-bellied flycatcher in English:

yellow-bellied flycatcher


North American
  • A small tyrant flycatcher with olive-green upperparts and yellow underparts, Empidonax flaviventris, which breeds in bogs and coniferous forests of Canada and the United States, and migrates to southern Mexico and Central America in the winter.

    Also called yellow belly.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Latham (1740–1837), naturalist.