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Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
Ficedula subrubra


13cm long. Grey-brown back, orange-red throat, breast and flanks, bordered with black on the throat and breast. Females and first-winter birds have slightly browner upperparts, and the red of the underparts may be reduced to just a pinkish wash.


Breeds in Kashmir (Pakistan and India). Winters in southern India and Sri Lanka.



Deciduous forest.


They build their nest in a hole in a tree and laying 3-5 eggs which are incubated by the female.

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