Shining Flycatcher

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Original source: Lip Kee Yap from Singapore, Republic of SingaporeCamera location
Author: Lip Kee Yap from Singapore, Republic of SingaporeCamera location

The Shining Flycatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

It has sometimes been called the Shining Flycatcher, but this is the common name of another species, M. alecto. It is an active, mobile species Similar species The Leaden Flycatcher, M. rubecula, is very similar, with males less glossy about the head and throat and the females and juveniles generally lighter blue-grey above. Both sexes of the Broad-billed Flycatcher, M. More

The Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra alecto) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Myiagra alecto. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More

* Shining Flycatcher nest in wrong light? * Finches splash the red about * Stork roams stalking ground * Salvage work sharpens Whistler * What's black and white and reared all over? * Catching a More

Shining Flycatcher nest in wrong light? Female Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra alecto) gets down to adding material to nest in triple fork of bare sapling today. First nest-building by the infrequent visitors in my more than six years in Tyto. The site amid open pandanus and cheesewood trees, and right alongside main service track into the wetlands, is a surprising choice, even though over a temporary pond. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Monarchidae
Genus : Myiagra
Species : alecto
Authority : (Temminck, 1827)