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African paradise-flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis

Description:

The male of the species. The female looks the same, just with a shorter tail.

Habitat:

The Wonderboom Nature Reserve

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12 Comments

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

So Sweet!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Breathtaking!

Awesome colours!
U should put it on the mission: 2012 Best Wildlife Photo!

DrienieSwart
DrienieSwart 8 years ago

Dit was die moeite werd. Beautiful bird

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 8 years ago

magnificent species

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

I posted it a little bit ago, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

Thanks Ashish. Ashley, that blue one sounds like a stunner, would love to see those pics!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

Do you know how variable this species is? I spotted one while I was in Africa, it just has an entirely blue breast and belly, and the tail is much longer. I'll try to find my pictures and upload them

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Beauty well captured... Great spotting..

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

Finally some proper shots of this little guy!

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

thanks, ek kon net nie n goeie sonlig shot kry nie. sal weer gaan probeer.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Nice shots. Nog nie een van die gesien nie.

Mari du Preez
Spotted by
Mari du Preez

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Nov 17, 2012
Submitted on Nov 18, 2012

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