Included below within each section as well as basic Fly Catcher Bird details and bird facts there is a small audio player of Fly Catcher Bird bird calls. Below there are links which go to each sub section of Fly Catcher Bird.
Pied Flycatcher Bird
The Pied Flycatcher will eat insects, caterpillars and fruit and seeds in summer. Visible in Wales and some parts of Scotland and England. The female builds the nest which is sited on the decision of the male. The nest is made of hair, feathers and wool within a tree stump or dead branches. Some breeding pairs in April to September. The male is black on it's upper parts and white on the underside with white marks on the wing. The female is similar but with browner upper parts instead of black. A single yearly clutch of four to seven eggs are laid which are incubated by the female. It takes a fortnight for the eggs to hatch and a further two weeks for the chicks to fly. Includes Pied Flycatcher bird call.
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Spotted Flycatcher Bird
The Spotted Flycatcher will catch flying moths, butterflies, damselflies, craneflies and more or search trees and shrubs for other insect food. Visible across Britain. The nest is a cup shape made with dried grass, rootlets lined with hair and dead leaves. Summer visitor. They have grey-brown upper parts and lighter whitish grey underneath with a broad bill to catch various insects. Juveniles have many speckles over their body. Four or five eggs are typically laid which hatch in eleven to fifteen days and raised by both parents for up to a fortnight. Includes Spotted Flycatcher bird call.
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