This gallery documents the nesting cycle of a pair of Ash-throated Flycatchers. They spent 17 days collecting insects to feed to their chicks before the young birds fledged.
Ash-throated Flycatcher, collecting nest materialAsh-throated Flycatchers, mating pair about to copulateAsh-throated Flycatcher, landing with insect in beak.Ash-throated Flycatcher, with insectAsh-throated Flycatcher, with insectAsh-throated Flycatcher, with insectAsh-throated Flycatcher, caught in a light drizzleAsh-throated Flycatcher, about to take off in search of more insectsAsh-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (Lorquin's Admiral)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with moth (genus Catocala)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with dragonflyAsh-throated Flycatcher, with dragonfly (Blue-eyed Darner)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with dragonflyAsh-throated Flycatcher, with dragonflyAsh-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (California Sister)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (California Sister)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (Lorquin's Admiral)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with insectAsh-throated Flycatcher, with insectAsh-throated Flycatcher, with dragonfly