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Collared Flycatcher
Ficedula albicollis

Map of the common names


Description
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.


Watercolour by Serge Nicolle


Reasons for the need for protection/inclusion in annex I
The deterioration of woodlands through agricultural intensification is probably the main potential threat to the species. Also, hunting during migration is an important problem.


Distribution map


yellow = summer visitor
green = resident
blue = winter visitor


Population :
5,000 / 20,000 pairs


Drawing by Manuel Manolos


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