Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher

Trochocercus cyanomelas - Tchitrec du Cap

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Monarchidés

  • Genus
    :

    Trochocercus

  • Species
    :

    cyanomelas

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher (Trochocercus cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Trochocercus cyanomelas vivax (Uganda and nw Tanzania to se DRCongo and n and w Zambia)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas bivittatus (Somalia to e Tanzania)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas megalolophus (Malawi and n Mozambique to Zimbabwe and e KwaZulu-Natal. ne South Africa.)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas segregus (e Northern Prov. and w KwaZulu-Natal. ne South Africa.)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas cyanomelas (s and se South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Tchitrec du Cap,
  • Monarca de El Cabo,
  • Papa-moscas-de-poupa,
  • Blaumantel-Paradiesschnäpper,
  • Kaapse Kuifmonarch,
  • Pigliamosche crestato dorsoblu,
  • Vitvingad monark,
  • Hvitvingemonark,
  • vípkar čepcový,
  • lejskovec černomodrý,
  • Sorthovedet Topmonark,
  • töyhtöparatiisimonarkki,
  • Bloukuifvlieëvanger,
  • monarca del Cap,
  • muchodławka czubata,
  • Ультрамариновая хохлатая мухоловка,
  • メスホシカンムリヒタキ,
  • 非洲凤头鹟,
  • 南非鳳頭鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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