Muscicapa striata  Spotted Flycatcher  Europese Vlieëvanger
Spotted Flycatcher
Verdracht, Mar 2020

A non-breeding summer visitor from the Palearctic, present between late Oct and Apr. Common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (76% in, 24% out; recorded in 78% of the Waterberg pentads); a solitary species while here, it frequents open woodland, hawking for insects from the lower branches of trees.
Spotted Flycatcher Waterberg distribution
Spotted Flycatcher
Zebula Game Reserve, Mar 2019

Spotted Flycatcher
Welgevonden Game Reserve, Mar 2018

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