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Taiga Flycatcher

Ficedula (parva) albicilla (Pallas, 1811)

Восточная малая мухоловка | Шығыс кіші шыбыншы

Southern Kazakhstan, Zhuantobe.
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Crown more brownish, less greyish; orange-buff patch on throat and breast are less than in parva. Breast (excepting orange-buff patch) is usually ashy-grey.


Breeds on Western Altai in upper course of Belaya Uba river and in upper reach of Bukhtarma river near Uryl village, where juvenile with adult recorded 21 July 2001. Probably this race occurs on migration in other territory of Kazakhstan, from Naurzum Reserve, Mugodzhary ridge and Northern Trans-Aral area; westward to Ust-Kamenogorsk, South Trans-Balkhash area and Almaty. In 25-27 October 1998 one bird observed in Aksu-Dzhabagly Reserve, in Dzhabagly settlement. On Chokpak Station two juveniles ringed 16 September and 1 October 2005.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.
Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005


relative taxons

Ficedula parva
(Bechstein, 1794)
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Ficedula parva parva
(Bechstein, 1794)
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Ficedula parva luteola
(Pallas, 1811)
Ficedula parva rubeculoides
(Sykes, 1832)
Ficedula parva leucura
(Swainson, 1843)

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