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Known as European Stonechat, this sparrow-sized flycatcher belongs to Old World flycatcher family, Muscicapidae. A male (portrayed pics 1 to 3) sports an all blackish head, with a white semi-collar around the throat, and reddish orange breast, becoming paler, almost whitish, towards belly. Back and wing coverts are dark-brown to blackish, mottled. Female, portrayed on photo N° 4, is a bit duller in colours, grey more than black. And finally, o pic N° 5, is probably a young male.
Seen very often in almost all visited heaths ad wetlands along the coast of Brittany
Spotted on Jul 11, 2020
Submitted on Jul 31, 2020
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