White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher
Dioptrornis (Melaenornis) fischeri
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The white-eyed slaty flycatcher is commonly seen, often at forest edge or in gardens. The size of the white eye-ring varies. Ssp. nykiensis in the Tanzanian highlands has a narrow eye-ring, as in the photos from the Ngorongoro forest and the Udzungwa Mountains in the slideshow. The nominate has a wide eye-ring. The pair in row 6 was in the Nou Forest (3-18. The left 4th row bird (Karatu, 4-19) is courtesy of Sadik Kassam. The left lower photo from the Udzungwa Mountains (6-07) is courtesy of Dr. Louis A. Hansen; click it to see 30 enlargements including subspecies and juveniles. The other images above are from Engusero Sambu-Loliondo, Marangu, Mt. Meru and West Kilimanjaro; the immature (row 5) was also seen at Marangu. The video of a nest with chicks being fed (Nou Forest, 9-13) is courtesy of Mika Peterson.
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Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Karine Van der Vurst, Doug McLennan
Mika Peterson, Sadik Kassam

Last Update this page: 8-24-20