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Asian_Paradise_Flycatcher Asian paradise flycatcher displaying its feathers.  Asian Paradise Flycatcher,Birds,Geotagged,India,Spring,Terpsiphone paradisi,gir national park,juvenile birds Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Oh wow, that is one awesome pose! Did it just land, or is it the wind? Posted 9 months ago
    1. Hi Ferdy,
      Thank you for the comments :-)
      Yes, it was jumping from one branch to another and in the process it's tail formed in that way. I just got two frames before it took off to another.
      Posted 9 months ago
  2. Excellent Shot !! Posted 9 months ago
  3. Magnificent capture. Posted 9 months ago

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The Asian Paradise Flycatcher 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.

With an extremely large range and a large population that appears to be stable, they have been evaluated as Least Concern by IUCN since.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Uday Kiran
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Uploaded Feb 4, 2017. Captured Apr 17, 2015 08:20 in SH 26, Gujarat 362135, India.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/640s
  • ISO1000
  • 400mm