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Black Naped Monarch  Black-naped monarch,Geotagged,Hypothymis azurea,India Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Super clear shot, and amazing color! Posted 2 years ago
    1. thanks Posted 2 years ago
  2. What a pretty little bird - it's legs and beak are blue too! Posted 2 years ago
  3. Absolutely stunning! Posted 2 years ago
  4. Wow, fantastic! Posted 2 years ago
  5. thanks a lot Posted 2 years ago

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The black-naped monarch or black-naped blue flycatcher is a slim and agile passerine bird belonging to the family of monarch flycatchers found in southern and south-eastern Asia. They are sexually dimorphic, with the male having a distinctive black patch on the back of the head and a narrow black half collar , while the female is duller with olive brown wings and lacking the black markings on the head. They have a call that is similar to that of the Asian paradise flycatcher, and in tropical forest.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Gurukrishna
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Uploaded Feb 15, 2018. Captured in Sinhagad Paytha Road, Aatekar Vasti, Maharashtra 411025, India.