Auld Warld fleecatcher

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Auld Warld fleecatchers
White-eyed slaty flycatcher.jpg
White-eed Slaty Fleecatcher, Melaenornis fischeri
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Faimily: Muscicapidae
Vigors, 1825

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The Auld Warld fleecatcher faimily Muscicapidae is a lairge faimily o smaa passerine birds maistly restrictit tae the Auld Warld (Europe, Africae an Asie). These are mainly smaa arboreal insectivores, many o which, as the name implies, tak thair prey on the wing.