Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of paradise flycatcher in English:
A tropical monarch flycatcher with brown, black, and white plumage, the male having very long central tail feathers.
- Genus Terpsiphone, family Monarchidae: several species
- 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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