African Paradise Flycatcher
Terpsiphone viridis
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The African paradise flycatcher has white and rufous color morphs plus variations in between. The left upper immature was seen at Simba Farm-West Kilimanjaro (6-18). The right 2nd row (West Kilimanjaro-Simba Farm, 2-18) and right 3rd row (Kudu Hills Lodge-Moshi, 2-18) photos are courtesy of Michael Harris. The white morph was photographed on Laikipia Road near Nanyuki, Kenya (1-07), courtesy of Stuart Webb. The 4th and 5th row photos of the flycatcher chasing a von der Decken's hornbill (Tarangire, 2-16) are courtesy of Paul Oliver. Click photo above to see a slideshow that includes nests, eggs, chicks, fledges and many adults in breeding plumage. The Macaulay Library link includes a video of a white morph.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Anabel Harries, Louis A. Hansen, Paul Oliver, Stuart Webb, Michael Harris

Last Update this page: 12-28-18