Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda)

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda) near Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala, India. February 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda) near Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala, India. February 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

The Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda) is a small passerine with a very large range. It is part of the flycatcher family Muscicapidae. We spotted it at sunset near the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary. It is always nice to see a bird species for the first time.

Love Nature.
Jonathan