Medium-sized flycatcher (L 13 cm). Summer-plumaged male has white neck-band, pale grey rump, large white forehead patch and larger white patch at base of wings than Semi-collared Flycatcher F. semitorquata. Occurs most numerously in older deciduous woods and shady gardens. The species takes insects caught in the air. Migrant.
Reasons for the need for protection/inclusion in annex
The deterioration of woodlands through agricultural intensification is probably the main potential threat to the species. Also, hunting during migration is an important problem.
yellow = summer visitor
green = resident
blue = winter visitor
5,000 / 20,000 pairs
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