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Asian Brown Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher

The Asian Brown Flycatcher, is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family. This is an insectivorous species which breeds in Japan, eastern Siberia and the Himalayas. It is migratory and winters in tropical southern Asia from southern India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia.

This species is 13 cm long, including the cocked tail. It is similar in shape but is relatively longer-tailed. The dark bill is relatively large and broad-based. The adult has grey-brown upperparts, which become greyer as the plumage ages, and whitish under parts with brown-tinged flanks. Young birds have scaly brown upperparts, head and breast.

Asian Brown Flycatcher is a common bird found in open woodland and cultivated areas. It nests in a hole in a tree, laying four eggs which are incubated by the female.The male Asian Brown Flycatcher sings a simple melodic song during courtship.

This photograph is taken in Western Ghats, Dandeli (Ganeshgudi).

Disclaimer: This photograph is taken in the natural habitat. Incase if anybody needs the copy of this picture, please contact me. © All Rights Reserved by Yogesh Rane (www.junglebook.co.in / www.yogeshrane.com)

 

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