Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Swamp Alseonax

Swamp Alseonax

Photo by  © all rights reserved


 See Video - See Slideshow    


Map by © all rights reserved


This page  only

Be notified of
page updates

it's private

powered by

Home          Order

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Muscicapa aquatica Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
13 cm Length
Tropical swamps shrub dominated wetlands, marshes, bogs, rocky areas, often near water, dry grassland. Range:- Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, ChadDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, GuineaGuinea BissauKenya, Mali, Niger, NigeriaRwandaSenegal, Sierra Leone. South Sudan, Tanzania, TogaUganda & Zambia.

See map

 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms. Food  
6462  - TSN: 561233 - Sub-species World Number

AKA:- Czech: Lejsek bažinnę
Danish: Sumpfluesnapper
German: Sumpfschnäpper
English: Swamp Alseonax, Swamp Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Palustre, Papamoscas Pantanero
Finnish: Rantasieppo
French: Gobemouche des marais
Italian: Pigliamosche delle paludi, Pigliamosche di palude
Japanese: mizubehitaki, numahitaki
Japanese: ヌマヒタキ, ミズベヒタキ
Latin: Alseonax aquaticus, Muscicapa aquatica, Muscicapa aquaticus
Dutch: Moerasvliegenvanger
Norwegian: Sumpfluesnapper
Polish: mucholówka blotna, muchołówka błotna
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-dos-pauis
Russian: Болотная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár mokraďovę
Swedish: Sumpflugsnappare
Swahili: Shore-mbuga
Chinese: 泽鹟

Muscicapa aquatica
Muscicapa aquatica aquatica
Muscicapa aquatica grimwoodi
Muscicapa aquatica infulata
Muscicapa aquatica infulatus
Muscicapa aquatica lualabae
Muscicapa aquatica ngomae
Muscicapa aquatica ruandae

  • Muscicapa aquatica aquatica: Gambia to SW Sudan and N Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Muscicapa aquatica infulata: S Sudan to E Democratic Republic of the Congo, W Kenya, NW Tanzania and NE Zambia
  • Muscicapa aquatica lualabae: SE Democratic Republic of the Congo (swamps along Lualaba River)
  • Muscicapa aquatica grimwoodi: S Zambia (Kabwe district, Suye Lake and Lukanga Swamp)
Source: Clements checklist 2012


 Video by © all rights reserved


Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Thank you to all of our contributors.

Photo by David and Nancy Massie © all rights reserved

Swamp Alseonax




Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds © all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)


01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase