Ashy Flycatcher

Muscicapa caerulescens - Gobemouche à lunettes

Gobemouche à lunettes
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Muscicapa

  • Species
    :

    caerulescens

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1865

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 21 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ashy Flycatcher (Muscicapa caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Muscicapa caerulescens nigrorum (Guinea to Togo)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens brevicauda (n Benin and s Nigeria to s Sudan, w Kenya, s DRCongo and nw Angola)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens cinereola (s Somalia, e Kenya and e Tanzania)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens impavida (c Angola and n Namibia to n Tanzania and Zimbabwe)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens vulturna (s Malawi and c Mozambique to n South Africa and n Swaziland)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens caerulescens (s Mozambique, e South Africa and s Swaziland)

Foreign names

  • Gobemouche à lunettes,
  • Papamoscas cenizo,
  • Papa-moscas-azulado,
  • Hartlaubschnäpper,
  • fehérszemű légykapó,
  • Blauwgrijze Vliegenvanger,
  • Pigliamosche cenerino,
  • Askflugsnappare,
  • Askefluesnapper,
  • muchár popolavý,
  • lejsek popelavý,
  • Askefluesnapper,
  • savanniharmaasieppo,
  • Blougrysvlieëvanger,
  • papamosques cendrós,
  • muchołówka popielata,
  • Пепельная мухоловка,
  • アフリカハイイロヒタキ,
  • 灰鹟,
  • 灰鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

Illustration

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