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African Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis


The African Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis) is a medium-sized passerine bird. It is a common resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. This species is usually found in open forests and savannah habitats. The adult male African Paradise Flycatcher is about 17 cm long, but the very long tail streamers double this.


lowveld savanna/forest


Seen in the garden of the house at Sara Camp, Mlawula

1 species ID suggestions

KateBraun 4 years ago
African Paradise-Flycatcher
Terpsiphone viridis Swaziland's Birds Database


pamsai 4 years ago

thank you James...

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Super shots

pamsai 4 years ago

thanks Kate...

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Lat: -26.20, Long: 31.99

Spotted on Mar 18, 2014
Submitted on May 11, 2014

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