Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus (Boddaert, 1783)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)  Synonyms: VEFL.

Status:

Rare fall and winter vagrant. Maryland has two accepted records and two recent records that are sure to be accepted. The first was from Assateague Island (9/29/1991). The second was a hatch-year male in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/1/2001). Mark Hoffman documented a third record on 12/27/2014. Our fourth record comes from Kent Co., where it was found by Jim & Trish Gruber and Amanda Spears during the Chesterville CBC (12/27/2015).

There are 11 records in the project database.

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A Vermilion Flycatcher in Worcester Co., Maryland (12/27/2014). Second Worcester Co. record found by Mark Hoffman. Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Talbot Co., Maryland (3/5/2020). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Kent Co., Maryland (12/29/2015). Fourth state record found by Jim & Trish Gruber and Amanda Spears on 12/27 during the Chesterville CBC. First record for Kent Co. Photo by Ryan Johnson. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Kent Co., Maryland (12/29/2015). Fourth state record found by Jim & Trish Gruber and Amanda Spears on 12/27 during the Chesterville CBC. First record for Kent Co. Photo by Ryan Johnson. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Kent Co., Maryland (1/9/2016). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Kent Co., Maryland (12/29/2015). Fourth state record found by Jim & Trish Gruber and Amanda Spears on 12/27 during the Chesterville CBC. First record for Kent Co. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Vermilion Flycatcher in Kent Co., Maryland (12/29/2015). Fourth state record found by Jim & Trish Gruber and Amanda Spears on 12/27 during the Chesterville CBC. First record for Kent Co. Photo by Leslie Starr. (MBP list)

An adult male Vermilion Flycatcher at Kino Springs, Arizona (8/4/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)


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