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Satin Flycatcher
Satin Flycatcher
Male
Information
Range Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Myiagra
Species Myiagra cyanoleuca
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Satin flycatcher (Myiagra cyanoleuca), is a species of monarch flycatcher in the Monarchidae family.

Distribution and Habitat

The satin flycatcher It is found in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description

Males are dark grey on their beak, eyes, legs and upper body with a white lower body. Females differ from males by having a more grayish upper body and light orange around their throat.

Breeding

The satin flycatcher breeds from October - February. 2 or 3 greenish blue with brown spotted eggs will be laid in a neat nest made of bark, spider's web and moss on a branch 5 – 25 m high.

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