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Cassin's Alseonax

Cassin's Alseonax, Muscicapa cassini

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Muscicapa cassini Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
13 cm Length
Tropical swamp forest. wetlands, marshes, bogs, often near water. Between 700 - 1,800 m.  Range:-  Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan,  Togo,  

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6471 - TSN: 561236 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Lejsek Cassinuv, lejsek černokřídlę
Danish: Flodfluesnapper
German: Cassinschnäpper, Cassin-Schnäpper
English: Alseonax, Alseonax Flycatcher, Cassin's Alseonax, Cassin's Flycatcher, Cassin's Gray Flycatcher, Cassin's Grey Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas de Cassin
Finnish: Purosieppo
French: Gobemouche de Cassin, Gobe-mouches de cassin
Italian: Pigliamosche di Cassin, Pigliamosche grigio di Cassin
Japanese: kongosamebitaki, shiroharasamebitaki
Japanese: コンゴサメビタキ, シロハラサメビタキ
Latin: Alseonax cassini, Muscicapa cassini, Muscicapa lugens
Dutch: Cassins Vliegenvanger, Cassin-vliegenvanger
Norwegian: Flomfluesnapper
Polish: mucholówka nadwodna, muchołówka nadwodna
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-cassin
Russian: Кассинова серая мухоловка
Slovak: muchár lužnę
Swedish: Flodflugsnappare
Chinese: 卡氏灰鹟

Sub-species None known


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