Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)

Bird Facts: Length: 13 cm The male’s non-breeding plumage the female’s, but he has a white forehead. Voice: A short ‘whit’. Song: Clear ‘zee-it zee-it zee-it’ sounds, Size of Egg: 15.5 – 19.5 x 12.0 – 14.4 mm The black and white male pied flycatcher is quite common in thin woods from as early as the beginning of April. He flies impatiently from one tree to another, seeking a nesting cavity suitable for raising a family. His choice is generally an abandoned woodpecker’s nest, though a man-made nest box is also welcomed. The soberly coloured female then lines the nest … Continue reading Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)