Swamp Flycatcher

Muscicapa aquatica - Gobemouche des marais

Gobemouche des marais
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Muscicapa

  • Species
    :

    aquatica

Descriptor

Heuglin, 1864

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

Distribution

Description identification

Gobemouche des marais
adult
Gobemouche des marais
adult

Swamp Flycatcher (Muscicapa aquatica) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Muscicapa aquatica aquatica (s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to sw Sudan and n DRCongo)
  • Muscicapa aquatica infulata (se Sudan, ne DRCongo and Uganda to ne Zambia and nw Tanzania)
  • Muscicapa aquatica lualabae (se DRCongo)
  • Muscicapa aquatica grimwoodi (s Zambia)

Foreign names

  • Gobemouche des marais,
  • Papamoscas palustre,
  • papa-moscas-dos-pauis,
  • Sumpfschnäpper,
  • Moerasvliegenvanger,
  • Pigliamosche di palude,
  • sumpflugsnappare,
  • Sumpfluesnapper,
  • muchár mokraďový,
  • lejsek bažinný,
  • Sumpfluesnapper,
  • rantasieppo,
  • papamosques dels aiguamolls,
  • muchołówka błotna,
  • Болотная мухоловка,
  • ヌマヒタキ,
  • 泽鹟,
  • 沼澤鶲,

Voice song and cries

Gobemouche des marais
adult

Habitat

Gobemouche des marais
adult

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

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