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Verditer flycatcher

Eumyias thalassinus

Description:

he verditer flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus) is an Old World flycatcher found in the Indian subcontinent, especially in the Lower Himalaya. It 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. They are also interesting among the flycatchers in that they forage above the canopy level and perching on electric wires or exposed tree top branches. - Wikipedia



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Himachal Pradesh, India

Lat: 32.21, Long: 76.32

Spotted on May 8, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

Spotted for mission

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