Ashy Flycatcher Fraseria caerulescens

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


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Inhabits a wide variety of forest and woodland types. Occurs at forest edges; penetrating forest only when it has been logged or has been opened by roads. It also in open gallery forest, secondary growth, riverine strips, old and recent cultivation such as cacao, coffee and other plantations, also peanut and cassava fields with scattered tall trees and borders of shrubs or bushes; also in miombo woodland, dense thickets in woodland, open riverine woodland in drier savanna, and thornveld and thorn-scrub (1). Mostly below 1,500 m, but occurs up to 1,800 m in east Africa (1).

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