Spotted Flycatcher

Muscicapa striata - Gobemouche gris

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Muscicapa

  • Species
    :

    striata

Descriptor

Pallas, 1764

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 à 25 cm.
  • Weight
    : 13 à 19 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Muscicapa striata striata (Europe to w Siberia, nw Africa)
  • Muscicapa striata inexpectata (Crimea. s Ukraine.)
  • Muscicapa striata neumanni (islands of the Aegean Sea through the Middle East to the Caucasus and n Iran, also c Siberia)
  • Muscicapa striata sarudnyi (e Iran and Turkmenistan to the mountains of c Asia and n Pakistan)
  • Muscicapa striata mongola (Mongolia and sc Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Gobemouche gris,
  • Papamoscas gris,
  • Papa-moscas-cinzento,
  • Grauschnäpper,
  • Szürke lágykapó,
  • Grauwe Vliegenvanger,
  • Pigliamosche comune,
  • Grå flugsnappare,
  • Gråfluesnapper,
  • muchár sivý,
  • lejsek šedý,
  • Grå Fluesnapper,
  • harmaasieppo,
  • Europese Vlieëvanger,
  • papamosques gris,
  • Grágrípur,
  • muchołówka szara,
  • pelēkais mušķērājs,
  • sivi muhar,
  • Серая мухоловка,
  • ムナフヒタキ,
  • 斑鹟,
  • 斑鶲,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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