Northern Black Flycatcher

Melaenornis edolioides - Gobemouche drongo

Gobemouche drongo
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melaenornis

  • Species
    :

    edolioides

Descriptor

Swainson, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 28 à 36 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gobemouche drongo
adult
Gobemouche drongo
adult

Northern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis edolioides) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Melaenornis edolioides edolioides (s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to w Cameroon)
  • Melaenornis edolioides lugubris (e Cameroon to Eritrea, w Ethiopia, w Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Melaenornis edolioides schistaceus (n and e Ethiopia, n Kenya)

Foreign names

  • Gobemouche drongo,
  • Papamoscas drongo,
  • papa-moscas-preto,
  • Senegaldrongoschnäpper,
  • Senegalese Drongovliegenvanger,
  • Pigliamosche nero settentrionale,
  • svart flugsnappare,
  • Svartfluesnapper,
  • muchár sadzový,
  • lejsek černý,
  • Sort Fluesnapper,
  • mustasieppo,
  • papamosques negre septentrional,
  • mucharka czarna,
  • Северная чёрная мухоловка,
  • クロヒタキ,
  • 黑鹟,
  • 北方黑鶲,

Voice song and cries

Gobemouche drongo
adult

Habitat

Gobemouche drongo
adult

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

Geographic range

Sources of information

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published: - Updated: 10-02-2017
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