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Snowy‑browed Flycatcher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Ficedula tricolor
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Snowy-browed Flycatcher is a slaty-blue or dark olive-brown tiny bird with prominent white or buff-orange supercilium (length 11 cm, weight 9 g, wing 6 cm, bill 1.2 cm, tarsus 2 cm, tail 4 cm approximately). The male looks slaty-blue from above and rufous-orange from below. It has rufous-brown wings, black chin, orange-rufous throat and breast, dusky flanks and white at the base of the tail. It has a broad white supercilium. The female looks dark olive-brown from above. It has orange-buff supercilium and eye-ring, and slight rufous panel on the wings. It breeds in April-June. It feeds mainly on dipterous insects and occasionally on earthworms.
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: upupamartin (www.inaturalist.org/people/ upupamartin ),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:Somkiat Pakapinyo (Chai)(www.xeno-canto.org/Somkiat Pakapinyo (Chai)), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.