Alternative name Lead-coloured flycatcher
- Myioparus plumbeus
- Slate-grey head, sides of neck, upperparts and scapulars
- Blackish lores
- White supraloral line and eyering
- Outer tail feather is entirely white
Widespread throughout much of sub-saharan Africa:
Western Africa: Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola
Eastern Africa: Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi
Southern Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland
Placed in genus Fraseria by Clements.
There are 2 subspecies:
- M. p. plumbeus:
- M. p. orientalis:
- M. p. catoleucum:
Riverine forest, mature woodland and savanna.
Their diet consists of insects, particularly beetles; caterpillars, moths, grasshoppers and ants etc.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Grey Tit-Flycatcher. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 17 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Grey_Tit-Flycatcher