Grand Comoro Flycatcher

The upperparts are grey-brown while the underparts are pale with dark streaks. It has a dark crown with pale streaks and the bill and feet are yellow-orange. The bird is 14 cm long. It is often silent but has a soft trilling call.

The Grand Comoro Flycatcher is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

pauliani, Grand Comoro Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris and Mount Karthala White-eye Zosterops mouroniensis as well as most of the populations of Grand Comoro Brush Warbler Nesillas brevicaudata and Grand Comoro Drongo Dicrurus fuscipennis. Six other restricted-range species occur. La Grille is the extinct volcano massif which dominates the northern part of Grand Comore and the site extends from an altitude of 800 m to the summit. The site includes nearly all the area used by the restricted-range bird species on the mountain. More

* Grand Comoro Flycatcher, Humblotia flavirostris * Genus Ficedula - c.30 species (apparently saxicoline, related to Tarsiger). * Genus Cyanoptila - * Blue-and-white Flycatcher, Cyanoptila cyanomelana * Genus Eumyias - 5 species. * Genus Niltava - 6 species. More

* Grand Comoro Flycatcher, Humblotia flavirostris * Genus Ficedula * European Pied Flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca * Atlas Flycatcher, Ficedula speculigera : Atlas Flycatcher is a bird in the an Old World Flycatcher family, one of the four species More

Grand Comoro Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Endangered Justification This species is classified as Endangered since it has a very small range, occurring at only one location, an active volcano, where there has been a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat. It may be adapting to these changes, but the habitat remains threatened and insufficiently protected. More

Grand Comoro Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris IUCN Red List Criteria Critically Endangered Endangered B1a+b(iii) Vulnerable D2 IUCN Red List history Year Category 2008 Endangered 2004 Endangered 2000 Endangered 1996 Vulnerable 1994 More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Humblotia
Species : flavirostris
Authority : Milne-Edwards & Oustalet, 1885