Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata) - HBW 11, p. 130
French: Gobemouche à demi-collier
Spanish: Papamoscas Semiacollarado
Other common names: Half-collared/Eastern Collared Flycatcher
Taxonomy: Muscicapa semitorquata Homeyer, 1885, Caucasus.
Sometimes placed in genus Muscicapa. Often regarded as conspecific with F. albicollis; differences in ecology and morphology suggest that treatment as separate species is more appropriate, although this still under debate. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and from Caucasus and Transcaucasus S to N & NW Iran; non-breeding EC Africa (extreme S Sudan S to W Tanzania).
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feamle on a branch
Locality Kibbutz Lotan, Arava Valley, Israel
Lior Kislev 9 April 2009 2 years ago 4.1
Perched in a tree
Locality Arakhiya Farm, Al Rayyan, Qatar
John A Thompson 15 March 2012 1 year ago 4.1
A male perched on a rock.
Locality Musandam Governorate, Oman (Monotypic species)
Hanne and Jens Eriksen 40 weeks ago 4
on a branch
Locality Wadi Barak, Arava Valley, Israel
Lior Kislev 10 April 2008 1 year ago 4
Locality Israel (Monotypic species)
Alain Fossé 29 March 2001 3 years ago 3.6
A migrant male hunting.
Locality Kendirli (Fetisovo) village, Mangystau Province, Kazakhstan (Monotypic species)
Christophe Gouraud 22 April 2009 3 years ago 3.6