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African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): African Paradise Flycatcher, Grey-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Grey-headed Paradise-Flycatcher, Gray-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Gray-headed Paradise-Flycatcher, Southern Paradise Flycatcher, Southern Paradise-Flycatcher, Red-winged Paradise Flycatcher, Red-winged Paradise-Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): Tchitrea viridis


Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Dec, 2004 © Déwald Swanepoel 
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Most of Africa s. of the Sahara and s. Arabian Peninsula;
Two isolated populations on the Arabian Peninsula;
(1) Senegambia, Liberia, s. Mali e. through Burkina Faso, s. Niger to n. Nigeria.
(2) S. Ivory Coast to Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon and w. Sudan.
(3) Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
(4) N. Kenya.
(5) Rwanda, Kivu and nw. Tanzania.
(6) E. Tanzania. Pemba Is., Mafia Is. and Zanzibar.
(7) E. Tanzania and Zambia.
(8) Angola, w. Zaire and Namibia.
(9) E. South Africa.
(10) S. Arabia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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