Tuesday, August 8, 2017

White-browed fantail Flycatcher

The white-browed fantail is a small passerine bird belonging to the Old World flycatcher family. The adult white-browed fantail is about 18 cm long. It has dark brown upperparts, with white spots on the wings, and whitish underparts. The fan-shaped tail is edged in white, and the long white supercilia meet on the forehead. The throat and eyemask are blackish and border whitish moustachial stripes.
The white-browed fantail breeds across tropical regions of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The species ranges from eastern Pakistan to southern Indochina. It is found in forest and other woodland.

Visit Sri Lanka to witness this beautiful bird if you have not seen it yet!
This video was captured by Nawfer, Naturalist in Jetwing Eco Holidays

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