Satin flycatcher (species: Myiagra (Myiagra) cyanoleuca) in Mares Forest NP (Gaia Guide)
Myiagra (Myiagra) cyanoleuca
Satin flycatcher

©Tom Tarrant: Satin flycatcher (Myiagra (Myiagra) cyanoleuca)

©Julian Robinson: Male Satin flycatcher (Myiagra (Myiagra) cyanoleuca) with chicks
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Myiagra
Species Myiagra (Myiagra) cyanoleuca



Distinguishing features

Males are dark grey on their beak, eyes, legs and upper body with a white lower body. Females differ from males by having a more grayish upper body and light orange around their throat. (Wikipedia)


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


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

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

Audio recordings


Space edited between calls for brevity. Habitat Eucalypt Forest Pair on and around nest.

© Tom Tarrant


Recorded at South Bruny, Tasmania in Australia

© Marc Anderson

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