Scientific Name: Terpsiphone paradisi Common Name: Indian Paradise-flycatcher
Identifying Features: Males with elongated central tail feathers, females short-tailed, rufous wings, black head, black crown and crest, white underparts, black bill
- This bird is mentioned in Satyajit Ray created detective-sleuth Feluda’s 2 stories Chinnamastar Abhishap and Jahangirer Swarnamudra.
- Being socially monogamous, both male and female take part in nest-building, incubation, brooding and feeding of the young.
This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.
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