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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Observer

hotellelodge

Date

May 9, 2016

Place

anjajavy (Google, OSM)

Description

A male fly catcher hunting around the oasis

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Observer

terathopius

Date

October 27, 2015 04:06 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis

Observer

csavy

Date

December 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Date

March 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

March 9, 2016 08:20 PM IST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

March 7, 2016 08:55 AM IST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Observer

pbedell

Date

February 12, 2016 04:42 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Observer

nlblock

Date

November 9, 2007

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Observer

nlblock

Date

November 9, 2007

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Observer

nlblock

Date

October 29, 2007

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer

Observer

paulcools

Date

February 4, 2011 02:11 PM GMT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Observer

shantanup

Date

January 13, 2016

Place

sinhagad (Google, OSM)

Description

The Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi), is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Asia that is widely distributed. As the global population is considered stable, it has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2004.[1] The birds inhabit Central to Southeast Asia.[2]

Males have elongated central tail feathers, and a black and rufous plumage in some populations, while others have white plumage. Females are short-tailed with rufous wings and a black head.[3] Asian paradise flycatchers feed on insects, which they capture in the air often below a densely canopied tree.

In his description of 1758, Carl von Linné nominated the species Corvus paradisi.[4] Paradise-flycatchers used to be classified with the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae, but are now placed in the family Monarchidae together with monarch flycatchers.[5][6]

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Description from Wikipedia

The paradise flycatchers, Terpsiphone, are a genus of monarch flycatchers. The genus ranges across Africa and Asia, as well as a number of islands. A few species are migratory, but the majority are resident. The most telling characteristic of the genus is the long tail streamers of the males of many species. In addition to the long tails the males and females are sexually dimorphic and have rufous, black and white plumage.

No range data available.
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