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Photo by Dave B
Fraser's Hill, Malaysia, June 2008
Photo by Dave B
Fraser's Hill, Malaysia, June 2008

Alternative name: Pygmy Blue Flycatcher

Ficedula hodgsoni

Muscicapella hodgsoni



Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Two subspecies recognized:

Formerly placed in its own genus Muscicapella. Slaty-backed Flycatcher (Ficedula sordida) was formerly named Ficedula hodgsonii which can lead to confusion.


Subtropical or tropical moist montanes.


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