French: Gobemouche narcisse German: Narzissenschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas narciso
Coastal Ussuriland#R, Sakhalin, S Kuril Is and Japan (S to Kyushu); non-breeding Hainan, Philippines and N Borneo.
13–13·5 cm; 11–12 g, male on average larger than female. Medium-sized flycatcher, males brightly coloured. Male is distinctively black and orange-... read more
Song extremely variable but characteristically rapid series of warbled phrases, e.g. “... read more
Temperate and subtropical broadleaf and conifer forests. In forested river valleys breeds in mixed... read more
Food and feeding
Diet not well known, but includes caterpillars and other small invertebrates; also regularly takes some fruit, e.g. berries. Usually... read more
Season May–Jul. Territorial. Nest cup-shaped, of sedges, leaves and horsetails (Equisetum), placed 1·5–4... read more
Migratory. Departs from breeding areas in Japan from mid Aug, but main departure from Honshu later... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common or locally abundant on Sakhalin I and in E Russia (Ussuriland), and common and widespread throughout most of Japan. Global... read more
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