List of Birds of Egypt - Old World Flycatchers

Old World Flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Muscicapidae

Old World flycatchers are a large group of small passerine birds native to the Old World. They are mainly small arboreal insectivores. The appearance of these birds is very varied, but they mostly have weak songs and harsh calls. There 274 species worldwide and 31 species which occur in Egypt.

  • Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
  • European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
  • Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis
  • Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata
  • Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
  • European Robin Erithacus rubecula
  • Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
  • Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
  • Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
  • Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
  • White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis
  • Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
  • Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
  • Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
  • Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura
  • Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
  • European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
  • White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga
  • Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha
  • Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura
  • Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
  • Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
  • Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii
  • Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta
  • Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
  • Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca
  • Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
  • Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
  • Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
  • Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
  • Blackstart Cercomela melanura

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