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Leaden Flycatcher
Myiagra rubecula

Leaden Flycatchers are part of the Monarchidae family, which also includes the fantails and the monarchs. As the name suggests, they hawk insects from the air. This bird is a female and most of the female monarch flycatchers look very similar with blue-grey backs and pale orange breasts. They occur along the northern adn eastern parts of Australia from northern WA through to Victoria. 15-16 cm.
 

Leaden Flycatcher

Leaden Flycatcher

1-2: Tinaroo Creek Road, Mareeba, Qld, 10/03/2012.