African Paradise Flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis - Tchitrec d'Afrique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Monarchidés

  • Genus
    :

    Terpsiphone

  • Species
    :

    viridis

Descriptor

Statius Müller, PL, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Terpsiphone viridis harterti (s Arabian Pen.)
  • Terpsiphone viridis viridis (Senegal and Gambia to Sierra Leone)
  • Terpsiphone viridis speciosa (s Cameroon to sw Sudan, DRCongo and ne Angola)
  • Terpsiphone viridis ferreti (Mali and the Ivory Coast to Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania)
  • Terpsiphone viridis restricta (s Uganda)
  • Terpsiphone viridis kivuensis (sw Uganda to e DRCongo and nw Tanzania)
  • Terpsiphone viridis suahelica (w Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Terpsiphone viridis ungujaensis (e Tanzania and nearby islands)
  • Terpsiphone viridis plumbeiceps (Angola to sw Tanzania, Mozambique and n South Africa)
  • Terpsiphone viridis granti (e and s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Tchitrec d'Afrique,
  • Monarca-colilargo africano,
  • Papa-moscas-do-paraíso,
  • Graubrust-Paradiesschnäpper,
  • feketebegyű paradicsom-légyvadász,
  • Afrikaanse Paradijsmonarch,
  • Pigliamosche del paradiso africano,
  • Afrikansk paradisflugsnappare,
  • Strimmelparadismonark,
  • vípkar nádherný,
  • lejskovec nádherný,
  • Afrikansk Paradismonark,
  • afrikanparatiisimonarkki,
  • Paradysvlieëvanger,
  • monarca del paradís africà,
  • muchodławka wspaniała,
  • Āfrikas paradīzes mušķērājs,
  • Африканская райская мухоловка,
  • アフリカサンコウチョウ,
  • 非洲寿带,
  • 非洲綬帶,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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