Shining Flycatcher (species: Myiagra (Myiagra) alecto) in Australian Birds (Gaia Guide)
Myiagra (Myiagra) alecto
Shining Flycatcher

©Lip Kee Yap: Male

©markus lilje: Female

©Lip Kee Yap: Female Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra (Myiagra) alecto)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Myiagra
Species Myiagra (Myiagra) alecto
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 15 cm to 18 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. (Wikipedia)

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