Species of Thailand

Sapphire flycatcher

Ficedula sapphira, Edward Blyth, 1843

(In Thai: นกจับแมลงหัวสีฟ้า)

The sapphire flycatcher (Ficedula sapphira) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Ficedula
Species
Ficedula sapphira

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงหัวสีฟ้า

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Sapphire flycatcher, Ficedula sapphira in Thailand
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
Range map of Ficedula sapphira in Thailand