Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

Slaty-backed flycatcher

Ficedula erithacus

Thomas Caverhill Jerdon & dward Blyth, 1861

In Thai: นกจับแมลงหลังสีเทา

The slaty-backed flycatcher (Ficedula erithacus) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and 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

Ficedula erithacus

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงหลังสีเทา

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Slaty-backed flycatcher
Ficedula hodgsonii (female)

Range Map

Distribution map of Slaty-backed flycatcher, Ficedula erithacus in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Taksin Maharat National Park
Range map of Ficedula erithacus in Thailand