Pygmy flycatcher

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Pygmy flycatcher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Muscicapella
Bianchi, 1907
Species: F. hodgsoni
Binomial name
Ficedula hodgsoni
(Moore, 1854)

Muscicapella hodgsoni (Moore, 1854)

The pygmy flycatcher (Ficedula hodgsoni), also known as the pygmy blue-flycatcher, is a bird species of the family Muscicapidae. Formerly it was placed in the monotypic genus Muscicapella.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Bhutan, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International. 2016. Ficedula hodgsoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22709591A94215609. Downloaded on 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Muscicapella". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Muscicapella hodgsoni: Classification Schemes". IUCN Red Data List. Retrieved 9 December 2014.