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Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae jerdoni  
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Photographer : © Lim Kim Chye
Location :Rafter's Retreat, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Date : 4 December 2004
English synonyms:Tickell's Blue-flycatcher, Tickell's Jungle-flycatcher, Tickell's Flycatcher, Tickell's Niltava, Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher, Ceylon Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher (jerdoni), Indochinese Blue Flycatcher (sumatrensis, indochina, lamprus), Indochinese Blue-flycatcher (sumatrensis, indochina, lamprus)
Bird Family :Muscicapini - Old World Flycatchers & Niltavas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Another species we digiscoped in the garden of Rafter's Retreat, Kitulgala in Sri Lanka was this Tickell's Blue Flycatcher. A pair was always to be seen in the area and were not shy. - LKC