Verditer Flycatcher [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

Verditer flycatcher hiding behind a rock [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

It is a beautiful Verditer Flycatcher! Can I call it a Spectacled Blue Flycatcher if a name describing the appearance suits more?

Beautiful Verditer flycatcher hiding behind a rock [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

This is a small bird found in Asia, Europe and Africa. Lower levels of Himalaya and many parts of south-east Asia are their favourite locations. Although not comparatively well-spread, we can spot the bird in the Western Ghats also, where I spotted this. The grown-up males have impressive blue colour all over except the grey vent and black spectacle-like patches around the eyes. The blue colour looks really stunning! The females and juniors have a lighter shade of blue.

Cute Verditer flycatcher hiding behind a rock [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

The binomial/scientific name of the bird is Eumyias thalassinus. The synonyms are Stoparola melanops and Eumyias thalassina.

Verditer flycatcher [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

Verditer flycatcher in the Angry Bird pose [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

Verditer flycatcher jumping off [Eumyias thalassinus, Stoparola melanops, Eumyias thalassina]

2 comments :

  1. It is a small beautiful bird found in Asia, Europe and Africa. All the images are very nice.

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