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Semi-collared Flycatcher
Ficedula semitorquata

Map of the common names


Description
Medium-sized flycatcher (L 13 cm). Summer-plumaged male has white half neck-ring wich varies in extent and wing with white patch. The preferred habitat of Semi-collared Flycatchers is mostly old riparian woods. It is not unusual for birds to occur within villages and towns. Feeds mainly on insects. Migrant.


Watercolour by Serge Nicolle


Reasons for the need for protection/inclusion in annex I
Population size in the EU is unlikely to exceed 5,000 pairs. Mture forests supporting Semi-collored Flycatchers are currently threatened by exploitation for the production of timber, changing agricultural practices and related hydrological alterartion, construction of large reservoirs and fires. Furthermore, hunting during migration is an important threat for the species.


Distribution map


yellow = summer visitor
green = resident
blue = winter visitor


Population :
1,000 / 5,000 pairs


Drawing by Manuel Manolos


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