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Dusky Crested-Flycatcher

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Alternate name
Elminia nigromitratus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Monarchidae Family
11 cm Length
Tropical rain & swamp forest, moist shrubland, bogs, marshes, rivers, lakes & creeks, up to 2150 m. Found in:- Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects Food  
6019 - TSN: 563526 World Number
Least Concern Status

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  Czech: Lejskovec cernocapkový, lejskovec černočapkový
Danish: Mørk Topmonark
German: Schwarzkopf- Haubenschnäpper, Schwarzkopf-Haubenschnäpper
English: Black-crowned Crested Flycatcher, Dusky Crested Flycatcher, Dusky Crested-Flycatcher, Dusky Elminia, Dusky Flycatcher
Spanish: Elminia Cabecinegra, Elminia Oscura
Finnish: pikkutöyhtömonarkki, Pikkutöyhtoömonarkki
French: Elminie à tête noire, Élminie à tête noire, Gobemouche à tête sombre, Gobemouche huppé à tête noire, Tchitrec à tête noire
Italian: Pigliamosche crestato bruno, Pigliamosche crestato fosco
Japanese: kurogamikammurihitaki, kurogamikanmurihitaki, kurokanmurihitaki
Japanese: クロガミカンムリヒタキ, クロカンムリヒタキ
Latin: Elminia nigromitrata, Elminia nigromitratus, Trochocercus nigromitratus
Dutch: Donkere Kuifmonarch
Norwegian: Gråbukmonark
Polish: muchodlawik ciemny, muchodławik ciemny
Slovak: mušník tmavý
Swedish: Mörk elminia
Swahili: Chechele-kishungi Mweusi
Chinese: 暗色凤头鹟
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