African Gray Flycatcher

Bradornis microrhynchus

African Gray Flycatcher, Bradornis microrhynchus, photo © by Michael Plagens.

On the grounds of the Kitale Museum, Kitale, Kenya, April 2013.

Small flycatcher with almost uniformly gray plumage; The back is darker than the chest and belly. Light streaking may be seen on the crown in good light. The bill is slender for catching soft-bodied, flying insects.

Muscicapidae -- Old World Flycatcher Family


  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Zimmerman et al.
  • Birds of East Africa by Stevenson and Fanshawe

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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