Sapphire flycatcher

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Sapphire flycatcher
Ficedula sapphira.jpg
A male sapphire flycatcher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Ficedula
Species: F. sapphira
Binomial name
Ficedula sapphira
(Blyth, 1843)

The sapphire flycatcher (Ficedula sapphira) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Close-up of a male's head. Note the red coloration on the throat
Juvenile male, Arunachal Pradesh, India

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