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Hill blue-flycatcher

Cyornis banyumas Photo by P. Supat (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:hill blue-flycatcher (en); papa-moscas-das-colinas (pt); gobemouche des collines (fr); papamoscas de Banyumas (es); bergblauschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is found in south-east Asia, from the eastern Himalayas in north-eastern India, through southern China and Myanmar, and into northern Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and the Indonesian islands […]

Ultramarine flycatcher

Ficedula superciliaris Photo by Michael Gillam (Flickr) Common name:ultramarine flycatcher (en); papa-moscas-azul-ultramarino (pt); gobemouche ultramarin (fr); papamoscas ultramarino (es); brauenschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species breeds from eastern Afghanistan, through the Himalayas mountain range and into southern China. They migrate south to winter in southern China, Myanmar, northern Thailand and central and north-eastern India.Size:These birds are […]

Kashmir flycatcher

Ficedula subrubra Photo by Juhasz Tibor (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Kashmir flycatcher (en); papa-moscas-de-Caxemira (pt); gobemouche du Cachemire (fr); papamoscas de Cachemira (es); Kaschmir-fliegenschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species breeds in the Kashmir region, in the north-western Himalayas, particularly in the Neelum Valley and Kaz-i-nag range in Pakistan, and in the Pir Panjal range in India. […]

White-bellied redstart

Hodgsonius phaenicuroides Photo by Ayuwat Jearwattanakanok (Ayuwat) Common name:white-bellied redstart (en); rabirruivo-de-barriga-branca (pt); bradybate à queue rouge (fr); colirrojo ventriblanco (es); kurzflügel-rotschwanz (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is found in the Himalayas and from central and southern China south to yanmar, northern Thailand, northern Laos and northern Vietnam. The population that breed at higher altitudes in […]

Eyebrowed jungle-flycatcher

Rhinomyias gularis (Photo from Flickr) Common name:eyebrowed jungle-flycatcher (en); papa-moscas-de-bridão (pt); gobemouche bridé (fr); papamoscas embridado (es); weißbrauen-dschungelschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Borneo, being found in the northern mountains of the island, along the borders between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei.Size:These birds are 15 cm long and weigh 15-20 g.Habitat:The […]

Collared palm-thrush

Cichladusa arquata Photo by Ian White (Flickr) Common name:collared palm-thrush (en); tordo-das-palmeiras-de-colar (pt); cichladuse à collier (fr); zorzal-palmero acollarado (es); morgenrötel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is found from south-eastern D.R. Congo, northern Tanzania and south-eastern Kenya, through Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique and into north-eastern South Africa, northern Botswana and south-eastern Angola.Size:These birds are 17-18 cm […]

Boulder chat

Pinarornis plumosus Photo by Adam Riley (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:boulder chat (en); chasco-das-rochas (pt); rochassier des éboulis (fr); zorzal roquero (es); steindroßling (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is found in eastern Botswana, Zimbabwe, marginally into western Mozambique and north to south-eastern Zambia and southern Malawi.Size:These birds are 23-27 cm long and weigh around 65 g.Habitat:The […]

Collared flycatcher

Ficedula albicollis Photo by Andrej Chudy (Flickr) Common name:collared flycatcher (en); papa-moscas-de-colar (pt); gobemouche à collier (fr); papamoscas collarino (es); halsbandschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species breeds in eastern Europe, as far west as north-eastern France and Italy, as far north as Lithuania and Belarus, and south to Bulgaria and east into near Russia as far […]

Seychelles magpie-robin

Copsychus sechellarum Photo by Philip Perry (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Seychelles magpie-robin (en); pisco-das-Seychelles (pt); shama de Seychelles (fr); shama de Seychelles (es); Seychellendajal (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species is endemic to the Seychelles archipelago and was originally present in at least 8 islands, but by the 1960s it became restricted to the island of Frégate. […]

Rufous-tailed scrub-robin

Cercotrichas galactotes Photo by Yoram Shpirer (Oiseaux) Common name:rufous-tailed scrub-robin (en); rouxinol-do-mato (pt); agrobate roux (fr); alzacola (es); heckensänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MuscicapidaeRange:This species breeds in southern Europe, in the southern Iberian Peninsula, and from the Balkans to Turkey, also in North Africa from Morocco to Egypt, and in western Asia, through the Middle East and […]