Indian paradise flycatcher

[Terpsiphone paradisi]

The Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi) is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Asia that is widely distributed. As the global population is considered stable, it has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2004. It is native to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Myanmar. Indian paradise flycatchers feed on insects, which they capture in the air often below a densely canopied tree.

adult male

young adult male

female

female