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The scissor-tailed flycatcher is native to south-central United States and northeastern Mexico. During the winter it migrates to southern Mexico and Central America. Its preferred habitat is open shrubby country with scattered trees. The scissor-tailed flycatcher has a dark gray back, a light gray chest and head and has pale orange red coloring beneath its wings. Its long, sleek, black and white tail is twice as long as its body, and is deeply-forked looking like a pair of scissors. The scissor-tailed flycatcher is the Oklahoma State Bird. Play the following videos to learn more about the scissor-tailed flycatcher.