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Paperbark Flycatcher

Myiagra nana

Description:

This is the smaller northern Australian sub-species, nana, which has a smaller bill and has the glossy blue-black colouring extending further down the back than the Restless Flycatcher. It has a glossy blue-black head, with a small crest, and is white below, from the chin to the undertail, with a blue-black bill surrounded by bristles. The back, wings and tail are darker grey and there may be a slight orange brown tint on the breast.

Habitat:

There were two flying around together in sparse scrubland along a track at Goombaragin Eco Retreat.

Notes:

First reference for identification: The Michael Morcombe eGuide to Australian Birds, Mobile App.

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2 Comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

Cheers Vinny! I would love to add to your mission, thank you for asking :) You have actually brought something up I've been meaning to ask someone on here...why are we able to only add to 5 missions? There are times I would like to add to more like 6 or 7 but am unable.....

Vinny
Vinny 5 years ago

Incredible location! Would you consider adding yours pics to this mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1060...

armadeus.4
Spotted by
armadeus.4

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Apr 5, 2015
Submitted on Apr 7, 2015

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