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Which Flycatcher, Kruger Park, South Africa (1 Viewer)

MacBirdie

still a newbie...
Belgium
Below a flycatcher I saw in November in the Kruger Park. Maybe a Pale/ Mouse-coloured one? Thanks for the help!
 

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KenM

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Unsure from images supplied, however to my eye it doesn’t look like a Flycatcher species?

Cheers
 

MacBirdie

still a newbie...
Belgium
Thanks! These are the other pictures I have. Don't know what else it could be.
 

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MacBirdie

still a newbie...
Belgium
yeah they are no good ;-))
I doubted between pale and ashy from the start.
But Ashy seems to have much more black in the tail and Sasol says it has a plain face. This bird seems to have a dark line through the eye, a bit more contrast. But then, what do I know?
 

tconzemi

Tom
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Europe
grey tail, face pattern with dark loral stripe and white line above and broken eye-ring as well as ashy more than sandy colour all good for Ashy FL imho (but I have never been in Krüger and don't know the ssp there)
 

Andy Hurley

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Scotland
I agree with Tom and Larry and suggest Ashy. The Black lores extending through the eye, white eye crescents, grey tail, erect stance separates it from Grey Tit Flycatcher also the tail feathers, which are dark looking with white outer stripe in GTF o_O
 
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