Spotted Flycatcher

Scientific Name: Muscicapa striata
Common Name: Spotted Flycatcher

Identifying Features: grey-brown upperparts, whitish underparts, streaked crown and breast, short black legs, black bill

Fun Facts:

  • Spotted flycatchers hunt from conspicuous perches, making sallies after passing flying insects, and often returning to the same perch.
  • They are birds of deciduous woodlands, parks and gardens, with a preference for open areas amongst trees


This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.

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