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Ashy-breasted Flycatcher is back!
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The Ashy-breasted Flycatchers are back in the same spot from four years ago! (See the discovery back in 2008, here.)

This Ashy-breasted Flycatcher is a rare endemic that is confined to the islands of Luzon and Negros. Recent reports of this special bird come from very few localities such as Sawa/Hamut Camp in Northern Luzon, Twin Lakes in Dumaguete and the closest and most accessible, Mt. Makiling in Laguna, Luzon.

Like a lot of the Philippine endemics, this species is poorly-known with very little literature on species and breeding behavior.

Ashy-breasted Flycatcher, Muscicapa randi
November 2012, Makiling Botanical Gardens, Mt. Makiling, Laguna, Luzon, Philippines

Ashy-breasted Flycatcher