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Black-banded Flycatcher - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Timor Flycatcher

Ficedula timorensis
Photo by James Eaton
Camplong, West Timor, Indonesia, July 2010


  • White belly, lower rump and throat
  • Thin black band across the chest
  • Black tail, neck and wings
  • Chestnut back, upper wing and shoulders
  • Black eye and broad bill
  • Legs and feet yellow

Male has a black head
Female head is dark grey


Indonesia: found in Timor, (eastern Lesser Sundas)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Lowland monsoon forests and hill forests up to 1200 m.



The diet includes invertebrates.


The calls consist of soft whistles.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Wikipedia

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