Pygmy flycatcher

The pygmy flycatcher (Ficedula hodgsoni), also known as the pygmy blue-flycatcher, is a bird species of the family Muscicapidae.

Pygmy flycatcher
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Ficedula
F. hodgsoni
Binomial name
Ficedula hodgsoni
(Moore, F, 1854)

Ficedula hodgsoni (Moore, 1854)

Distribution and habitatEdit

It is found in Bhutan, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2020). "Ficedula hodgsoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T22709591A181847912. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T22709591A181847912.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.

Further readingEdit

  • Moyle, R.G.; Hosner, P.A.; Jones, A.W.; Outlaw, D.C. (2015). "Phylogeny and biogeography of Ficedula flycatchers (Aves: Muscicapidae): Novel results from fresh source material". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 82 (A): 87–94. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.09.029. PMID 25307119.
  • Outlaw, D.C.; Voelker, G. (2006). "Systematics of Ficedula flycatchers (Muscicapidae): A molecular reassessment of a taxonomic enigma". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 41 (1): 118–126. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2006.05.004. PMID 16797192.