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Ashy Alseonax

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Muscicapa caerulescens Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
13-15 cm Length
Tropical moist forest. dry shrubland & dry savanna, arable land, plantations. Below 1,500 m. Between Up to  Range:- Angola, BeninBotswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, NigeriaRwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Toga, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

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Usually 3 cream or buff eggs, finely spotted yellowish to chocolate brown & light grey. incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders. Food  
6472 TSN: 561235 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Blougrysvlieevanger, Blougrysvlieëvanger
Czech: Lejsek popelavý
Danish: Askefluesnapper
German: Hartlaubschnäpper, Hartlaub-Schnäpper, Schieferschnäpper
English: Ashy Alseonax, Ashy Flycatcher, Blue-Gray Alseonax, Bluegray Flycatcher, Blue-Gray Flycatcher, Blue-grey Alseonax, Bluegrey Flycatcher, Blue-grey Flycatcher, Little Blue Flycatcher, White-eyed Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Ahumado, Papamoscas Cenizo
Finnish: Savanniharmaasieppo
French: Gobemouche à lunettes, Gobemouche à lunettes blanches, Gobemouche de Hartlaub, Gobe-mouches à lunettes blanches
Hungarian: fehérszemű légykapó
Italian: Pigliamosche cenerino
Japanese: afurikahaiirohitaki, usuhaiirohitaki
Japanese: アフリカハイイロヒタキ, ウスハイイロヒタキ
Latin: Alseonax cinereus, Hypodes cinerea cinereola, Muscicapa caerulescens, Muscicapa cinerea, Muscicapa cinereus, Muscicapa coerulescens
Dutch: Blauwgrijze Vliegenvanger
Norwegian: Askefluesnapper
Polish: mucholówka popielata, muchołówka popielata
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-azulado
Russian: Пепельная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár popolavý
Swedish: Askflugsnappare
Swahili: Shore Kijivubuluu
Chinese: 灰鹟

Muscicapa caerulescens
Muscicapa caerulescens amani
Muscicapa caerulescens brevicauda
Muscicapa caerulescens caerulescens
Muscicapa caerulescens cinerascens
Muscicapa caerulescens cinerea
Muscicapa caerulescens cinereola
Muscicapa caerulescens impavida
Muscicapa caerulescens kikuyuensis
Muscicapa caerulescens nigrorum
Muscicapa caerulescens pondoensis
Muscicapa caerulescens vulturna

  • Muscicapa caerulescens caerulescens: southern Mozambique,Southern Swaziland, and Eastern South Africa (northern Kwazulu-Natal to Central Eastern Cape)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens nigrorum: SE Guinea to Sierra Leone, Ghana and Togo
  • Muscicapa caerulescens brevicauda: SE Nigeria to nw Angola, E Democratic Republic of the Congo, S Sudan and Uganda
  • Muscicapa caerulescens cinereola: S Somalia to E Kenya and E Tanzania
  • Muscicapa caerulescens impavida: S Democratic Republic of the Congo to SW Angola, Namibia, W Tanzania and N Mozambique
  • Muscicapa caerulescens vulturna: southern Malawi to southeastern Zimbabwe, northeasterrn South Africa (Limpopo and Mpumalanga), and northern Swaziland
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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