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  • Leaden Flycatcher

  • Myiagra rubecula
  • The Leaden Flycatcher is a small bird, mainly dark blue grey above and white below, with a small crest and a broad black-tipped blue bill surrounded by small bristles. Males have entirely dark blue-grey upperparts, head and chest, while females have a blue-grey head and back with a distinctive orange buff chin, throat and breast merging gradually into white lower parts. Characteristic quivering of tail on alighting.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=181
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=181&p=69
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Leaden Flycatcher

  • The Leaden Flycatcher is a small bird, mainly dark blue grey above and white below, with a small crest and a broad black-tipped blue bill surrounded by small bristles. Males have entirely dark blue-grey upperparts, head and chest, while females have a blue-grey head and back with a distinctive orange buff chin, throat and breast merging gradually into white lower parts. Characteristic quivering of tail on alighting.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Myiagra rubecula
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 365
  • Size
  • 14-17cm
  • Period in district
  • Oct-Dec
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=181&p=69
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=181
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/leaden-flycatcher