Red-breasted Flycatcher

Scientific Name: Ficedula parva
Common Name: Red-breasted Flycatcher

Identifying Features: brown upperparts, white underparts, reddish-orange breast, short black legs

Fun Facts:

  • They are found mainly deciduous woodlands, especially near water. They build an open nest in a tree hole or similar recess. 4–7 eggs are laid.
  • In winter they are mostly silent but have a typical chip-chip-chr-rrr flycatcher call. In their breeding season, the song consists of melodious whistles.


This image was clicked by Praveen Pandianvia Flickr.

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