Species Details


Ferruginous Flycatcher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Muscicapa sibirica
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Ferruginous Flycatcher is a small to medium-sized,dapper flycatcher with a distinctly large-headed, large-eyed appearance. It is 12–13 cm in length; 9–16·7 g in weight. Adult has distinctive slaty-grey head, rufescent rump, uppertail-coverts and tail, rusty-rufous fringes on coverts/tertials and rusty-buff breast and flanks. Juvenile resembles adult but has buff streaks on crown, short rusty streaks on upper-mantle and scapulars and darkish scales/mottlings on throat-sides and breast. Ferruginous Flycatcher prefers to perch lower down in the undergrowth and flies down to pick up insects from the ground.
Distribution in Bangladesh
taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: rharris70(www.inaturalist.org/people/rharris70),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Andrew Spencermore information, please contact us.