Blue paradise flycatcher

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Blue paradise flycatcher
Blue Paradise-flycatcher.jpg
In Palawan, Philippines
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Terpsiphone
Species: T. cyanescens
Binomial name
Terpsiphone cyanescens
(Sharpe, 1877)
  • Zeocephus cyanescens

The blue paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone cyanescens) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Palawan.

It is mainly found in the understory of lowland primary and secondary forests,[1][2] however populations are likely to be declining owing to habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International (2013). "Terpsiphone cyanescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Kennedy, Robert (2000). A guide to the birds of the Philippines. Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198546689.