Paradise flycatcher


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(Zool.) any flycatcher of the genus Terpsiphone, having the middle tail feathers extremely elongated. The adult male of Terpsiphone paradisi is white, with the head glossy dark green, and crested.

See also: Paradise

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Named 'Veuve' after the most critically endangered bird commonly known as the Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher, the single aisle aircraft registered as S7-VEV comprised of 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats.
In the report by the Climb Camiguin expedition team submitted to the provincial tourism office, among the birds spotted areturquoise and rufous paradise flycatcher, purple-throated sunbird, yellowish white eyes, everett's white eyes, Brahminy kite, Philippine serpent eagle, yellow-vented bulbul and olive-backed sunbird.
In the report by the Climb Camiguin expedition team submitted to the provincial tourism office, among the birds spotted are turquoise and rufous paradise flycatcher, purple-throated sunbird, yellowish white eyes, everett's white eyes, Brahminy kite, Philippine serpent eagle, yellow-vented bulbul and olive-backed sunbird.
I clocked up a Great Sparrowhawk all big and dark above and pale below, and a flamboyantly chestnut male Paradise Flycatcher with its improbably elongated tail ribbons.
Two of the discovered speciesthe Asian paradise flycatcher and the Black bulbulwere a first in the Philippines.
The park is host to an amazing array of flora and fauna; its many species of birds and animals include the stunning Asian paradise flycatcher, the Asian rhinoceros, and the Bengal tiger.
The vagrant list is astounding, with recent firsts including great stone curlew, Asian paradise flycatcher, black-naped oriole, Radde's accentor and even white-rumped sandpiper.
"We were in Saudi Arabia on a previous shoot, looking to film the paradise flycatcher, a rather beautiful bird that flies over from Africa.