|Adult at Eaglenest WLS Arunachal Pradesh, India.|
The verditer flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus) is an Old World flycatcher widespread in Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, especially in the Lower Himalaya ranging across Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.
This species is named after its distinctive shade of copper-sulphate blue and has a dark patch between the eyes and above the bill base. The adult males are intense blue on all areas of the body, except for the black eye-patch and grey vent. Adult females and sub-adults are lighter blue.
The verditer flycatcher is also interesting among the flycatchers in that they forage above the canopy level and perching on electric wires or exposed tree top branches.
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