Satin Flycatcher

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Satin Flycatcher
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Myiagra
Species: M. cyanoleuca
Binomial name
Myiagra cyanoleuca
(Vieillot, 1818)

The Satin Flycatcher (Myiagra cyanoleuca) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family.

Distribution[edit]

The Satin Flycatcher It is found in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description[edit]

Males are dark grey on their beak, eyes, legs and upper body with a white lower body. Females differ from males by having a more grayish upper body and light orange around their throat.

Breeding[edit]

The Satin Flycatcher breeds from October - February. 2 or 3 greenish blue with brown spotted eggs will be laid in a neat nest made of bark, spider's web and moss on a branch 5 – 25 m high.

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