female paradise flycatcher, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar

- Image ID: CPK9WK
female paradise flycatcher, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
B.O'Kane / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: CPK9WK
The paradise flycatchers, Terpsiphone, are a genus of monarch flycatchers. The genus ranges across Africa and Asia, as well as a number of islands. A few species are migratory, but the majority are resident. The most telling characteristic of the genus is the long tail streamers of the males of many species. In addition to the long tails the males and females are sexually dimorphic and have rufous, black and white plumage.
Location: Berenty Reserve, Madagascar