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  • Restless Flycatcher

  • Myiagra inquieta
  • The Restless Flycatcher has a glossy blue-black head, with a small crest, and is white below from the chin to the undertail, with a blue-black bill surrounded by bristles. The back, wings and tail are darker grey and there may be a slight orange brown tint on the breast. The Restless Flycatcher is an extremely mobile and active bird and is able to hover while feeding, uttering a grinding call.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=183
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=183&p=158
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  • Restless Flycatcher

  • The Restless Flycatcher has a glossy blue-black head, with a small crest, and is white below from the chin to the undertail, with a blue-black bill surrounded by bristles. The back, wings and tail are darker grey and there may be a slight orange brown tint on the breast. The Restless Flycatcher is an extremely mobile and active bird and is able to hover while feeding, uttering a grinding call.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scissors Grinder
  • Scientific name
  • Myiagra inquieta
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 369
  • Size
  • 19-21.5cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=183&p=158
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=183
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/restless-flycatcher