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Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus savana monachus

It has a long deeply forked tail. Therefore rather conspicuous. I saw it twice but always alone perched in open on a fence. I followed the bird during half an hour. It sally-hawked to air for insects or to ground. It went to some fruiting trees where it hover-gleaned and fluttered for small berries. Even perched a short moment on a branch of a small tree just in front of me. I almost could touch it.... 

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