The White-Eyed Slaty Flycatcher (Melaenornis fischeri) is a small passerine (perching) bird native to Africa, from Ethiopia to Kenya.
It is a highland bird, common in wooded habitats, including gardens.
It is a very distinctive bird normally seen singly or in pairs. It has grey feathers with a lighter chest, brown feet, a grey head and a white ring around its black eyes.
White-Eyed Slaty Flycatchers feed on insects.
They perch with an upright pose on branches, stumps, and signposts.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM