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Southern black flycatcher

Melaenornis pammelaina

2 Species ID Suggestions

Fork-tailed Drongo
Dicrurus adsimilis Fork-tailed Drongo
Southern black flycatcher
Melaenornis pammelaina Southern black flycatcher - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 8 months ago

Dear RiccardoVallaro
In order to make sure that PN provides the accurate information of spottings published on it, I took a liberty to curate your spotting. I changed the ID from Drongo to flycatcher, and provided few keywords and some references. I also included it in corresponding PN Mission, treating African wildlife.
This is Southern black flycatcher, a bird from Flycatcher family (Muscicapidae), and a common resident breeder in Southern and Eastern parts of Africa.
Hope you don't mind my intervention.
Cheers

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 years ago

This is no drongo; drongos have shrike-like beaks; this looks more like a flycatcher's beak or chat's...

FaredinAliyevski
FaredinAliyevski 7 years ago

That's a beautiful bird, would be nice if you could complete the spotting by filling up the scientific name and if you can describe the habitat as well. :)

RiccardoVallaro
Spotted by
RiccardoVallaro

Bela Bela Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Jul 30, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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