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Myiagra rubecula

Leaden Flycatcher at Black Range, NSW

Myiagra rubecula at Black Range, NSW - 3 Nov 2020
Myiagra rubecula at Black Range, NSW - 3 Nov 2020
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Myiagra rubecula 3 Nov 2020 StephH

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User's notes

We're tossing up as to whether this female flycatcher is a Leaden or a Satin. This is often a problem with these two species. I went for Leaden as the Rufus chest colour seems to fade a little towards the top, near the colour boundary.

2 comments

   3 Nov 2020
Steph, this bird looks like a female Leaden FC to me for the reasons you have outlined. If it helps with confirming the identification I got a good view of a male Leaden FC on our block in January last year. Pity I did not have my camera at the time. I have not yet seen a Satin FC on our block. Andrew
StephH wrote:
   3 Nov 2020
Nice to hear from you, Andrew! Yes it seems like Leaden is the conservative ID. The only other flycatcher we've had was a Restless, but they're not really in contention in this case. Hope to see you both back at Black Range soon.

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Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2020 by Steph H Convolvulus angustissimus (Pink Bindweed) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by StephH Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Black Range, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by StephH Amauroderma rude (Red-staining Stalked Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by Steph H Agarics at Black Range, NSW - 31 Oct 2020 by Steph H Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 31 Oct 2020 by Steph H Agaricus sp. (Agaricus) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Oct 2020 by Steph H Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Oct 2020 by Steph H Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (Bristle fly) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H Agarics at Black Range, NSW - 28 Oct 2020 by Steph H Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by Steph H Amata nigriceps (Tiger moth) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by Steph H Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Oct 2020 by Steph H Lepispilus sp. (genus) (Yellow-spotted darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Oct 2020 by Steph H Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Oct 2020 by Steph H Syrphidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hover fly) at Black Range, NSW - 21 Oct 2020 by Steph H Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by Steph H Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Black Range, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by StephH Crocanthes glycina (Crocanthes glycina) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Oct 2020 by Steph H Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Oct 2020 by Steph H Macrolepiota clelandii (Macrolepiota clelandii) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Oct 2020 by Steph H Hemianax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Black Range, NSW - 11 Oct 2020 by Steph H Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by Steph H Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Black Range, NSW - 5 Oct 2020 by Steph H Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Black Range, NSW - 3 Oct 2020 by Steph H Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Oct 2020 by Steph H Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Sep 2020 by Steph H Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Sep 2020 by StephH Calomela maculicollis (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Sep 2020 by Steph H Senecio hispidulus (Hill Fireweed) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by StephH Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by StephH Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Black Range, NSW - 18 Sep 2020 by Steph H Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H Cuspicona simplex (Green potato bug) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Black Range, NSW - 14 Sep 2020 by Steph H Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Sep 2020 by Steph H Paropsisterna liturata (Leaf beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Sep 2020 by Steph H Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by Steph H Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by StephH Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by Steph H Pellaea falcata (Sickle fern) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Aug 2020 by StephH Cervidae (Deer (unknown species)) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Aug 2020 by Steph H Solanum aviculare (Kangaroo apple) at Black Range, NSW - 10 Aug 2020 by StephH Macrolepiota clelandii (Macrolepiota clelandii) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Jul 2020 by Steph H Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by StephH Rhodofomitopsis lilacinogilva (Rhodofomitopsis lilacinogilva) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by Steph H Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Jul 2020 by Steph H Allocasuarina littoralis (Black She-oak) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Jul 2020 by StephH Notelaea venosa (Large Mock olive) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Jul 2020 by StephH Claoxylon australe (Brittlewood) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Jul 2020 by StephH Geitonoplesium cymosum (Climbing Lily) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jun 2020 by StephH Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Black Range, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by Steph H Hibbertia aspera subsp. aspera at Black Range, NSW - 22 Jun 2020 by StephH Pomaderris cinerea (Grey Pomaderris) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by StephH Manorina melanophrys (Bell Miner) at Black Range, NSW - 9 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Nov 2020 by Steph H
Convolvulus angustissimus (Pink Bindweed) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by StephH
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Black Range, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by StephH
Amauroderma rude (Red-staining Stalked Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by Steph H
Agarics at Black Range, NSW - 31 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 31 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Agaricus sp. (Agaricus) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (Bristle fly) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Agarics at Black Range, NSW - 28 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Amata nigriceps (Tiger moth) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Lepispilus sp. (genus) (Yellow-spotted darkling beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Syrphidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hover fly) at Black Range, NSW - 21 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Black Range, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by StephH
Crocanthes glycina (Crocanthes glycina) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Macrolepiota clelandii (Macrolepiota clelandii) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Hemianax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Black Range, NSW - 11 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Black Range, NSW - 5 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Black Range, NSW - 3 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Sep 2020 by StephH
Calomela maculicollis (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Senecio hispidulus (Hill Fireweed) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by StephH
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by StephH
Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Black Range, NSW - 18 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Cuspicona simplex (Green potato bug) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Black Range, NSW - 14 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Paropsisterna liturata (Leaf beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by Steph H
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by StephH
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by Steph H
Pellaea falcata (Sickle fern) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Aug 2020 by StephH
Cervidae (Deer (unknown species)) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Aug 2020 by Steph H
Solanum aviculare (Kangaroo apple) at Black Range, NSW - 10 Aug 2020 by StephH
Macrolepiota clelandii (Macrolepiota clelandii) at Black Range, NSW - 30 Jul 2020 by Steph H
Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by StephH
Rhodofomitopsis lilacinogilva (Rhodofomitopsis lilacinogilva) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by Steph H
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Jul 2020 by Steph H
Allocasuarina littoralis (Black She-oak) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Jul 2020 by StephH
Notelaea venosa (Large Mock olive) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Jul 2020 by StephH
Claoxylon australe (Brittlewood) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Jul 2020 by StephH
Geitonoplesium cymosum (Climbing Lily) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jun 2020 by StephH
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Black Range, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by Steph H
Hibbertia aspera subsp. aspera at Black Range, NSW - 22 Jun 2020 by StephH
Pomaderris cinerea (Grey Pomaderris) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by StephH
Manorina melanophrys (Bell Miner) at Black Range, NSW - 9 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Nov 2020 04:40 PM Recorded on
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