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Leaden Flycatcher (male)

Myiagra rubecula concinna

Description:

First time seeing this bird! This is a male Leaden Flycatcher which is "mainly dark blue grey above and white below, with a small crest and a broad black-tipped blue bill surrounded by small bristles. It is sexually dimorphic (two forms), with males having entirely dark blue-grey upperparts, head and chest[.]" (Birdlife Australia: http://www.birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/... )

Habitat:

Sitting quietly on the branch of this tree on the outside of the fence surrounding the waste water wetlands.

Notes:

Atlas of Living Australia: https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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2 Comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 a year ago

Sure does :D

Single D
Single D a year ago

Feels great when a person gets a first-time spotting!

armadeus.4
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jul 14, 2018
Submitted on Jul 12, 2020

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