Taiga flycatcher

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Taiga flycatcher
Ficedula parva.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Ficedula
Species: F. albicilla
Binomial name
Ficedula albicilla
(Pallas, 1811)
Synonyms

Ficedula parva albicilla

Taiga flycatcher at Sindhrot in the Vadodara District of Gujarat, India
Taiga flycatcher at Chandigarh, India

The taiga flycatcher or red-throated flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia, China, Vietnam, and Japan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is a rare vagrant to western Europe.

It was formerly considered a subspecies of the red-breasted flycatcher.

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