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Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra   - 1st winter
Kashmir Flycatcher
Photographer : © Prasad Ganpule
Location :Morbi, Rajkot District, Gujarat, India
Date : 11 February 2011
English synonyms:Indian Red-breasted Flycatcher, Kashmir Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Himalayan Flycatcher
Bird Family :Muscicapini - Old World Flycatchers & Niltavas
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :The tail fanning behaviour of the Kashmir Flycatcher is quite difficult to photograph. These images are of two individuals, both first winter birds. For more details about this see
Ganpule, P. (2012) The female/first winter Kashmir Flycatcher - An identification conundrum. Indian Birds 7(6):153-158