French: Gobemouche mugimaki German: Mugimakischnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas mugimaki
SC & SE Siberia, N Mongolia, NE China (N Inner Mongolia S to Liaoning), N Korea, Russian Far East and Sakhalin; non-breeding SE China (Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan), SE Asia, Greater Sundas, Philippines and N & C Sulawesi.
12·5–13·5 cm; 9·5–12 g. Medium-sized to small flycatcher with small bill, male brightly coloured. Male has blackish to slate-grey head... read more
Song a loud trill. Contact note a soft “ttyu”, a low “chuck-chuck” or... read more
Breeds in lowland and submontane broadleaf evergreen and conifer forests, including damp taiga... read more
Food and feeding
Food largely unknown, but includes small invertebrates; also some seeds and fruit, e.g. berries. Usually solitary or in pairs; sometimes in... read more
Season end May to Jul. Nest a compact cup-shaped structure made of moss, small fir twigs, dry grass, leaves, animal hair and lichens,... read more
Migratory; entire population moves S to non-breeding grounds from SE China (Guangxi, Guangdong,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common in breeding area in Siberia and Sakhalin; fairly common in NE China. In non-breeding areas, locally very common in lowlands of Malay... read more
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