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Friday, June 1, 2012

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher, Manipuri name - "Ha-ying-lok-pi pok-hou"

The Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher(Culicicapa ceylonensis), is a small passerine bird. Formerly considered part of the Old World flycatcher assemblage and placed in the family Muscicapidae, it is now considered part of the Stenostiridae. These are flycatchers closely related to titmice and chickadees
The Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher is 13 cm long. It is a long-tailed flycatcher-like bird with an upright stance. The adult has a grey head and breast, green upperparts and bright yellow underparts

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