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Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Ficedula westermanni
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Rusty-tailed Flycatcher is a small passerine bird . It is 14 cm in length and weighs 11–16 g. It is a brown flycatcher with an orangish tail. Note upright posture and broad-based pale bill. Male and female looks alike. They forage quietly and usually singly in the lower levels of forest edge, both through gleaning and flycatching. It Breeds in open forests in hilly and mountain areas at 1500-3000 meters of elevation; in the winter, favors forest edge and clearings.
Distribution in Bangladesh
taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: markus lilje (www.inaturalist.org/people/markus lilje ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Mandar Bhagatmore information, please contact us.