The Blue-and-white Flycatcher is from Asia and a rare vagrant to Australia with a few records from offshore islands. The adult male is dark blue above with black face and chest, and white underside. The female is a drab brown bird with white belly. The bill is black and eyes are dark brown. Immature males are like females but with blue wings and tail.
The nest is cup-shaped made from moss, lichen, plant fibres and built near the ground, sheltered by rock, tree roots or foliage. The female lays 4 to 6 pale brown eggs.
The Blue-and-white Flycatcher breeds in eastern Asia and migrates to south east Asia in winter. It is a rare vagrant to Australia with a few records from offshore islands.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Blue-and-white Flycatcher|