Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Tyrannus forficatus
(L 10-15" WS 15" Wt 1.5 oz)
May form flocks up to 1000 in late
summer...found mainly in Texas, Okla..
Kansas and Mexico.
Bentsen Rio Grande
State Park, Texas
19Apr2010
female
Old Port Elizabeth
Road, Texas
10Apr2014
The famous Sonic
Hedgehog gene controls
feather growth.
  (Thor Hanson)