Indian Paradise Flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi - Tchitrec de paradis

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Monarchidés

  • Genus
    :

    Terpsiphone

  • Species
    :

    paradisi

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 22 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Indian Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Terpsiphone paradisi leucogaster (n Afghanistan and w China to nc India and w Nepal)
  • Terpsiphone paradisi paradisi (c and s India, c Bangladesh and sw Myanmar)
  • Terpsiphone paradisi ceylonensis (Sri Lanka)

Foreign names

  • Tchitrec de paradis,
  • Monarca-colilargo asiático,
  • Monarca-asiático,
  • Hainparadiesschnäpper,
  • berki paradicsom-légyvadász,
  • Aziatische Paradijsmonarch,
  • Pigliamosche del paradiso asiatico,
  • Asiatisk paradisflugsnappare,
  • Gallaparadismonark,
  • vípkar rajský,
  • lejskovec rajský,
  • Asiatisk Paradismonark,
  • paratiisimonarkki,
  • monarca del paradís asiàtic,
  • muchodławka rajska,
  • Āzijas paradīzes mušķērājs,
  • Райская мухоловка,
  • Seriwang asia,
  • カワリサンコウチョウ,
  • 寿带,
  • 亞洲綬帶,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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