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Malagasy paradise flycatcher, male white morph, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar Finally. We&#039;ve seen white morphs of flycatchers in Sri Lanka (asian flycatcher) and Madagascar on several occasions but never got a clear shot until this day. Female nesting nearby:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/39661/malagasy_paradise_flycatcher_female_ankarafantsika_madagascar.html" title="Malagasy Paradise flycatcher (female), Ankarafantsika, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/39661_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1562198410&Signature=X88KOQlcQWW1DxqIBaSH3oYescs%3D" width="200" height="174" alt="Malagasy Paradise flycatcher (female), Ankarafantsika, Madagascar On her small nest. They are pretty nervous birds, but as we saw her nesting here, we knew she would come back, and she did in only a matter of minutes. The male also stayed close:<br />
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Malagasy paradise flycatcher, male white morph, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar

Finally. We've seen white morphs of flycatchers in Sri Lanka (asian flycatcher) and Madagascar on several occasions but never got a clear shot until this day. Female nesting nearby:

Malagasy Paradise flycatcher (female), Ankarafantsika, Madagascar On her small nest. They are pretty nervous birds, but as we saw her nesting here, we knew she would come back, and she did in only a matter of minutes. The male also stayed close:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/39660/malagasy_paradise_flycatcher_male_white_morph_ankarafantsika_madagascar.html Africa,Ankarafantsika,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Malagasy paradise flycatcher,Spring,Terpsiphone mutata,World

    comments (6)

  1. Nice find and a very clear shot. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Beautiful picture, the blue eye really stands out! But strange that the load original button makes the picture less sharp. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks. This may be due to JD doing some automatic sharpening for smaller thumbs. Posted 2 years ago
  3. What a beauty!! Fantastic shot. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 2 years ago

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The Malagasy paradise flycatcher is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family.
It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Jun 24, 2016. Captured Oct 21, 2015 11:29 in 4, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO220
  • 400mm