Ashy Flycatcher Fraseria caerulescens

Barry Taylor, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Version: 1.1 — Published June 25, 2020


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Broadly distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, except in arid areas of Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa. Patchily distributed in western Africa, where its found in Sierra Leone, southeastern Guinea, patchily through Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire (1). Also found in southern Ghana, southwestern Togo, extreme southern Benin, southeastern Burkina Faso, and patchily in southern Nigeria. Found more continuously from southern Cameroon, east through the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, extreme southern South Sudan, to southern Kenya and southern Somalia. Found south throughout Angola, where its range extends eastward, avoiding arid areas of Namibia and Botswana, through Zimbabwe and south along western South Africa.

Distribution of the Ashy Flycatcher
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Ashy Flycatcher

Recommended Citation

Taylor, B., P. F. D. Boesman, and N. Moura (2020). Ashy Flycatcher (Fraseria caerulescens), version 1.1. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.ashfly1.01.1