Rufous-vented paradise flycatcher

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Rufous-vented paradise flycatcher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Terpsiphone
Species: T. rufocinerea
Binomial name
Terpsiphone rufocinerea
Cabanis, 1875

The rufous-vented paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone rufocinerea) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is found from southern Cameroon to eastern and central Democratic Republic of the Congo and north-western Angola.[2] This species readily hybridizes with the genetically similar African paradise flycatcher.[3] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical swamps and shrub-dominated wetlands.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Terpsiphone rufocinerea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Monarchs « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  3. ^ McCarthy, Eugene M. (2006). Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World. Oxford University Press. p. 243. ISBN 0198040415.