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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Muscicapidae — the largest genus of Old World flycatchers.

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Examples

  • Two montane bird species are classified as threatened: the endangered Lompobattang flycatcher (Ficedula bonthaina) and the vulnerable Matinan flycatcher (Cyornis sanfordi).

    Sulawesi montane rain forests

  • Another threatened species, the Kashmir flycatcher (Ficedula subrubra, VU), breeds in the Himalayas and winters in the Western Ghats and in Sri Lanka.

    Biological diversity in the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka

  • Only one of these species, the Damar flycatcher (Ficedula henrici), is considered threatened.

    Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests

  • Taking the pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca as an example, we demonstrate that careful primer design can evade the amplification of non-classical MHC genes and pseudogenes.

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  • To see whether collared flycatchers (Ficedula albicollis) have behavioral syndromes, Garamszegi, then at the University of Antwerp in Belgium, and his colleagues worked with flycatchers living in nest boxes near Pilis Field Station in Hungary.

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  • Pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca): Svartvit flugsnappare

    Planet Atheism

  • The EBA contains twenty restricted-range birds, seventeen of which are found nowhere else on Earth and five of which (Palawan peacock-pheasant [Polyplectron emphanum], grey imperial-pigeon [Ducula pickeringii], blue-headed racquet-tail [Prioniturus platenae], falcated wren-babbler [Ptilocichla falcata], and Palawan flycatcher [Ficedula platenae]) are considered vulnerable.

    Palawan rain forests

  • Other species include corncrake Crex crex, spotted crake Porzana porzana, red-breasted flycatcher Ficedula parva, nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos, Bohemian waxwing, marsh warbler Achrocephalus palustris and Blyth’s reed warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

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