Registered: January 2013
Location: berhampore westbengal
INDIAN FLYCATCHERS No. 16
PAKHI DEKHOON PAKHI CHINOON @ 806 [Observe the bird and recognize]… A4…Watercolour …[From the Ref. photograph of Internet]… The slaty-backed flycatcher (Ficedula erithacus) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.
It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
13–13•5 cm; 8•5–11 g. Small to medium-sized slim, upright flycatcher with small bill and longish tail. Male has deep slate colour head, face and upperparts.
Song a loud and clear series of short and rather meandering but rapid and descending flute-like sound.
Breeds in oak-rhododendron (Quercus-Rhododendron) forest, also conifer forests.
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