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Asian Paradise-flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi

Description:

Is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Asia. Males have elongated central tail feathers, and in some populations a black and rufous plumage while others have white plumage. Females are short-tailed with rufous wings and a black head. They feed on insects, which they capture in the air often below a densely canopied tree.

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27 Comments (1–25)

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 8 years ago

Thank you! :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Brilliant !!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Lovely Young Male... in Rufus plumage... Perfect capture...

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, MickGrant :)

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

Very nice!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Yogesh..

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 10 years ago

Best!!!!!!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Sachin..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

Gorgeous,

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Vipin, Joao .. Its a very beautiful bird to watch... :) Thank you for those wonderful comments again.. :)

João Mourão
João Mourão 10 years ago

superb catch

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 10 years ago

Fantastic..!!!
Such a beautiful bird... :-)

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Ismael...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago

Beautiful bird, great shot

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Uncle Minty, Stain Waaler....

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 10 years ago

Fantastic bird

Uncle Minty
Uncle Minty 10 years ago

That is such an awesome shot!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Satyen

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

The most amazing bird. Lovely shot.

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Thanks, Emma.. :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

lovely bird!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Mick,Atul.. Thank you :)

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

fantastic capture Anjali !!

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

Very nice photo - pretty bird!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 10 years ago

Sachin, Karen ..Thank you.. Its a delight to watch this bird in flight... :)

AnjaliAnantharam
Spotted by
AnjaliAnantharam

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Nov 19, 2011
Submitted on Nov 19, 2011

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