Pale Flycatcher

Melaenornis pallidus - Gobemouche pâle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melaenornis

  • Species
    :

    pallidus

Descriptor

von Müller, JW, 1851

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pale Flycatcher (Melaenornis pallidus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 12 Subspecies

  • Melaenornis pallidus pallidus (Senegal and Gambia to w Ethiopia)
  • Melaenornis pallidus parvus (se Sudan, ne DRCongo and nw Uganda)
  • Melaenornis pallidus bowdleri (Eritrea and c Ethiopia)
  • Melaenornis pallidus bafirawari (s Ethiopia and ne Kenya)
  • Melaenornis pallidus duyerali (ne Ethiopia and c Somalia)
  • Melaenornis pallidus subalaris (e Kenya and ne Tanzania)
  • Melaenornis pallidus erlangeri (s Somalia)
  • Melaenornis pallidus modestus (Guinea to Central African Republic)
  • Melaenornis pallidus murinus (Gabon and Congo to Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia)
  • Melaenornis pallidus griseus (se Kenya and c Tanzania to e Zambia and c Malawi)
  • Melaenornis pallidus divisus (se Zambia and s Malawi to ne South Africa)
  • Melaenornis pallidus sibilans (s Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Gobemouche pâle,
  • Papamoscas pálido,
  • Papa-moscas-pálido,
  • Fahlschnäpper,
  • Vale Vliegenvanger,
  • Pigliamosche chiaro,
  • Blek flugsnappare,
  • Blekfluesnapper,
  • muchár bledý,
  • lejsek africký,
  • Lys Fluesnapper,
  • nokisavannisieppo,
  • Muiskleurvlieëvanger,
  • papamosques pàl·lid,
  • mucharka blada,
  • Бледная саванная мухоловка,
  • ハイイロヒタキ,
  • 苍色鹟,
  • 淡色慢鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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