Definition of paradise flycatcher in English:

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paradise flycatcher


A tropical monarch flycatcher with brown, black, and white plumage, the male having very long central tail feathers.
  • Genus Terpsiphone, family Monarchidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • The paradise-flycatchers and monarchs are the most impressive and colorful of the flycatcher-like birds.
  • The pleasures of birding come alive when a soirée of Paradise Flycatchers pirouette like ballerinas in the canopy above.

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