Scientific Name: Ficedula parva Common Name: Red-breasted Flycatcher
Identifying Features: brown upperparts, white underparts, reddish-orange breast, short black legs
- 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 Pandian – via Flickr.
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