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Birds

Ultramarine
Flycatcher

Least Concern

Stable

Ultramarine Flycatcher

Ficedula superciliaris

Somewhat smaller than a sparrow and with a stocky build. The male is deep blue above, sides of head and neck are deep blue, and a prominent white patch runs from centre of throat, through breast to belly. The amount of white on the brow and tail show clinal variation from West to East along the Himalayan foothills.

White-browed Blue Flycatcher

Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    નીલ માખીમાર
  • Marathi:
    नीलसागर, नीलवर्ण, निळी माशीमार
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PASSERIFORMES
MUSCICAPIDAE
Ficedula superciliaris

Ultramarine Flycatcher

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