Paradise Flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis

Size: Up to 17 cms long, not including streamers
Habitat: Open forests and savannah
Feeding: Insects, beetles, caterpillars

The Paradise Flycatcher is an eye-catching passerine. Its head and body are black but its wings and tail are a bright rufous colour.

During the breeding season the tail of the male grows to more than double the lenth of its body.

This photo was taken in the Selous National Park, Tanzania.








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