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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Muscicapa sibirica Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
14 - 16 cm Length
Tropical temperate boreal montane moist forest, high altitude shrubland. Between 1,400 - 4,000 m.  Range:-  Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bhutan, Cambodia,  China, India Indonesia, Japan, kazakhstan, Laos, MalaysiaMyanmarNepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam

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3 - 5 pale green eggs, with reddish markings  incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly flying insects, larvae, spiders. Food  
6452 - TSN: 178666 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Catalan: Papamosques menut
Valencian: Papamosques menut
Czech: Lejsek sibirskę, lejsek tmavobokę
Danish: Sibirisk Fluesnapper
German: Rußschnäpper, Sibirische Grauschnäpper, Sibirischer Fliegenschnäpper
English: Asian Sooty Flycatcher, Dark-sided Flycatcher, Siberian Flycatcher, Siberian Sooty Flycatcher, Sooty Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Siberiano
Finnish: Siperiansieppo
French: Gobemouche à flancs sombres, Gobemouche de Sibérie, Gobemouche fuligineux
Indonesian: Sikatan sisi gelap, Sikatan Sisi-gelap
Italian: Pigliamosche fianchiscuri, Pigliamosche siberiano
Japanese: samebitaki, Same-bitaki
Japanese: サメビタキ
Kazakh: Сібір шыбыншысы
Korean: 솔딱새
Latin: Muscicapa sibirica, Muscicapa sibirica sibirica
Latvian: Austrumāzijas mušķērājs
Mongolian: Шивэр намнаахай
Malay: Sambar Siberia
Dutch: Roetvliegenvanger
Norwegian: Grćflankefluesnapper
Polish: mucholówka sniada, Muchołówka sniada, muchołówka śniada
Russian: Мухоловка сибирская, Мухоловка-касатка, Сибирская мухоловка
Slovak: muchár krátkozobę
Swedish: Sibirisk flugsnappare, Sotflugsnappare
Thai: นกจับแมลงสีคล้ำ
Turkish: Sibirya Sinekkapanı
Tuvinian: Сибирь кара-сээкчизи
Vietnamese: Đớp ruồi Xibêri
Chinese: [wu-weng], [Xianbei weng], 乌 鹟, 乌鹟, 灰斑鶲, 烏鶲, 鮮卑鶲
Chinese (Taiwan): [Xianbei weng], 鮮卑鶲

Muscicapa sibirica
Muscicapa sibirica cacabata
Muscicapa sibirica gulmergi
Muscicapa sibirica rothschildi
Muscicapa sibirica rotschildi
Muscicapa sibirica sibirica

  • Muscicapa sibirica sibirica: SE Siberia to Japan; > to Indochina and Greater Sundas
  • Muscicapa sibirica gulmergi: W Himalayas (E Afghanistan to Kashmir and Garhwal)
  • Muscicapa sibirica rothschildi: Mts. of W China to N Myanmar; > to Malaysia and Indochina
  • Muscicapa sibirica cacabata: E Himalayas to SE Tibet and NE India; > to S Thailand
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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Dark-sided Flycatcher

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Dark-sided Flycatcher (Muscicapa sibirica)

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