Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Asian Brown Flycatcher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Muscicapa muttui
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Asian Brown Flycatcher is a grey-brown passerine (length 14 cm, weight 11.5 g, wing 7 cm, bill 1.4 cm, tarsus 1.4 cm, tail 5 cm). Its back looks ashy-brown, and its breast and flanks light-grey. It has large, dark brown irises and white eye-ring. Its bill is horny-brown with yellow or cream at the base of the lower mandible, and its mouth is pale yellow. It has hornybrown legs, feet and claws. Its primary projection and tail are relatively short. The male and the female look alike. It feeds mostly on the dipterous insects. It breeds in April-July.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:tushar takale(www.xeno-canto.org/tushar takale), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.