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Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina) - Wiki

Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher
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The Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina) is a rare bird from the genus of paradise-flycatchers (Terpsiphone) within the subfamily Monarchinae. It is endemic to the Seychelles.

Description
The length of the males is about 20 cm. In addition there are two long black central tail feathers which can reach a length of 30 cm. The females can reach a length between 16 and 18 cm (including the tail). The males are entirely glossy black with a deep blue sheen. The upperparts of the females including wings and tail are reddish brown. The underparts are pale cream white. Facial skin, bill, and legs are blue.

Distribution
It lives in the Veuve Nature Reserve on La Digue, Seychelles where it inhabits dense Calophyllum forests.

Ecology
It preys on insects in flight or from a perch. It is also feed on larvaes and spiders. The oval bowl-shaped nest is build on branches and consists of twigs, palm fibre, and spider webs.

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