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Myiagra ruficollis

Includes Tanimbar Flycatcher

M. r. mimikae (male)
Photo © by tcollins
Keep River National Park, Northern Territory, Australia, July 2010
M. r. mimikae (female)
Photo © by firecrest15
Lee Point, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, October 2017



Asia and Australasia
South-east Asia: Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas, Timor, Moluccas
Australasia: Papua New Guinea, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia



There are 3 subspecies:

  • M. r. ruficollis:
  • M. r. fulviventris:
  • Tanimbar Islands (Larat, Yamdena and Selaru)
  • M. r. mimikae:

Subspecies fulviventris is sometimes considered a separate species Tanimbar Flycatcher[2].


Moist lowland forests, mangroves and montanes.



  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase

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