Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)

The domestic antenna is a great observatory point, from which the spotted flycatcher can attentively be on the look-out for insects:

And if he once has spotted something, with short flies he will catch it:

Also a wasp he won´t reject:

This time he got nothing, but he showed us a skilful landing:

However this little bird is unremarkable brown-grey, but he can be discovered on the branches….

… due to his typical hunting manners.

Birgit Kremer

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