Species Details

@Tan Kok Hui

Pale‑chinned Flycatcher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Cyornis unicolor
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Pale-chinned Blue Flycatcher is an olive-brown passerine (length 14 cm, wing 7.5 cm, bill 1.6 cm, tarsus 1.8 cm, tail 6 cm approximately). The adult looks olive-brown from above and creamyorange from below. Its crown and sides of the head are pale, and the tail is rufous-brown. It has pale-buffish lores and eye-ring, buff throat, pale-creamy breast and flanks, white lower belly and creamy undertail-covert. It has brown irises, black bill, pale greyish-pink to pale-fleshy legs and feet. The male and the female look alike. It feeds only on insects. It breeds in April-June.
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: Tan Kok Hui (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Tan Kok Hui ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Okamoto Keita Sin(www.xeno-canto.org/Okamoto Keita Sin), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.