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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Monarchidae.


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  • There are 12 endemic species found here, including two species, the Seychelles Scops-owl (Otus insularis CR) and the Seychelles paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvine CR), which are confined to single islands.

    Granitic Seychelles forests

  • Gyps fulvus, bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), Yemen linnet (Carduelis yemenensis), Yemen thrush (Turdus menachensis), and African paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis) are all resident in the high escarpments of the Asir Mountains.

    Southwestern Arabian montane woodlands

  • Three Mascarene endemic birds occur on more than one island, the Mascarene paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone bourbonnensis), Mascarene grey white-eye (Zosterops borbonicus), and Mascarene swiftlet (Collocalia francica).

    Mascarene forests

  • Endemic to the Ituri, are yellow-legged weaver Ploceus flavipes and golden-naped weaver P. aureonucha; endemic to the region are Sassi's olive greenbul Phyllastrephus lorenzi, Bedford's paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone bedfordi and Ituri flycatcher Batis ituriensis ..

    Okapi Faunal Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • May and June are the months in which to look for the nests of that superb bird -- the paradise flycatcher (_Terpsiphone paradisi_).

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The most beautiful of all the flycatchers is _Terpsiphone paradisi_ -- the paradise-flycatcher, or ribbon-bird, as it is often called.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Even more splendid is the paradise flycatcher (_Terpsiphone paradisi_).

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • _Terpsiphone paradisi_ and even _Aegithina tiphia_.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Mystery Bird: Madagascar paradise flycatcher, Terpsiphone mutata

    The Guardian World News

  • Mystery Bird: Madagascar paradise flycatcher, Terpsiphone mutata

    The Guardian World News


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