The collared falconet (Microhierax caerulescens) is a species of bird of prey in theFalconidae family.
It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging acrossBangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests, often on the edges of broadleaf forest.
It is 18cm long. Rapid wingbeats are interspersed with long glides. When perched, “rather shrikelike. source