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 nominate race is distinctively black and... 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 some fruit, e.g. berries. Usually solitary or in pairs,... read more
Season May–Jul. Territorial. Nest cup-shaped, of sedges, leaves and horsetails (Equisetum), placed 1·5–4... read more
Resident and migratory. Nominate race and elisae are long-distance migrants; owstoni... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common or locally abundant on Sakhalin I, and common and widespread throughout most of Japan; uncommon in E China. Race owstoni formerly a... read more
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