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Female Blue-throated Flycatcher? March 21, 2021, Bangalore, India (1 Viewer)

rsriram9

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This little flycatcher made a surprise visit to our garden two days ago to have a dip in the bird bath and made our day! Is it the female blue-throated flycatcher? The first three images are that of the same bird.

Exactly a year ago, on March 22, 2020, the male Blue-throated Flycatcher briefly made its appearance in a dark corner of our garden, and I thought it was a Tickell's Blue Flycatcher and didn't think too much about it as an Asian Brown Flycatcher had also visited that day. But now, connecting the two, I believe both are Blue-Throated Flycatchers, male and female. Am I correct? (The next set of three images are that of the male.)
Thanks very much!
 

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KenM

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rsriram9....Iā€™d like that in my birdbath if only! šŸ˜¢ Male Taiga Flycatcher great shots.šŸ‘
 

rsriram9

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Thanks @birdboybowley and @KenM - didn't expect this - a lifer for me, at home! So grateful, though would have loved to be a bit closer - photographed it from the living room, but before I could get to the sit-out it had finished its bath and left!
 

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