Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher

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The Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Madagascar Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone mutata) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Search Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Terpsiphone mutata References - * BirdLife International 2004. Terpsiphone mutata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

The male Madagascar Paradise-flycatcher has the typical blue eye-ring and long tail The paradise flycatchers are generally small birds, around 18–21 cm (7.1–8.3 in) in length and weighing 12–23 g (0.42–0.81 oz). They have a medium length grey or blueish bill which is broad and hooked at the end and is surrounded by stiff rictal bristles. The inside of the mouths of paradise-flycatchers are brightly coloured, being either yellow or green. More

The male Madagascar Paradise-flycatchers have two or more colour morphs. This is a white morph. The males can be recognized by the long tail, and the blue ring around the eyes. To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. More

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher, Isolate address (URL) for bookmarking or e-mailing Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone mutata) Photo - Isolate address (URL) for bookmarking or e-mailing this photo, Terpsiphone mutata, ITIS Standard Report Page: Terpsiphone mutata - Go to Print Version, Terpsiphone mutata (Linnaeus, 1766) Taxonomic Serial No.: 563368. BirdStamps: Comoro Islands - 75f, 145 022 000, Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata, ... 40f, 145 Terpsiphone mutata - ... More

in the Madagascar Paradise-flycatcher the female undertakes more brooding responsibilities whereas the male spends more time guarding the nest. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Monarchidae
Genus : Terpsiphone
Species : mutata
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)