Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea - Gobemoucheron gris-bleu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Polioptilidés

  • Genus
    :

    Polioptila

  • Species
    :

    caerulea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 16 cm.
  • Weight
    : 5 à 7 g
Longevity

4 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gobemoucheron gris-bleu
adult plum. breeding
Gobemoucheron gris-bleu
♂ adult

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) is a species of bird in the Polioptilidae family.

Subspecific information 8 subspecies

  • Polioptila caerulea caerulea (se Canada, c and e USA)
  • Polioptila caerulea caesiogaster (Bahama Is.)
  • Polioptila caerulea obscura (w USA to s Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Polioptila caerulea perplexa (ec Mexico)
  • Polioptila caerulea deppei (e, se Mexico, Belize)
  • Polioptila caerulea comiteca (c Mexico to nw Guatemala)
  • Polioptila caerulea nelsoni (s Mexico)
  • Polioptila caerulea cozumelae (Cozumel I.. off se Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Gobemoucheron gris-bleu,
  • Perlita grisilla,
  • Blaumückenfänger,
  • kék szúnyogkapó,
  • Blauwgrijze Muggenvanger,
  • Pigliamoschini grigiazzurro,
  • Blågrå myggsnappare,
  • Nordmyggsmett,
  • sivuška modrá,
  • leskot modrošedý,
  • Blågrå Snerresmutte,
  • sinisääskikerttu,
  • agafamosquits cellanegre,
  • siwuszka ciemnobrewa,
  • pelēkais odķērājs,
  • Голубая комароловка,
  • ブユムシクイ,
  • 灰蓝蚋莺,
  • 灰藍蚋鶯,

Voice song and cries

Gobemoucheron gris-bleu
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Gobemoucheron gris-bleu
adult plum. breeding

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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