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Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher

Terpsiphone affinis (Blyth, E 1846)

Blyth's paradise flycatcher, also called the oriental paradise flycatcher, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is native from southern China to Sumatra and Melanesia. Formerly, it was considered a subspecies of the Asian paradise flycatcher until elevated to species rank by the IOC in 2015. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Monarchidae
Genus:
   Terpsiphone
Scientific:
  Terpsiphone affinis


Original description

Citation:
  (Blyth, E 1846)

Reference:
   J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal Vol. 15, N° 172 p. 292-294

Protonym:
  Tch[itrea]. affinis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40122833


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7BDF053A1514ECD2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7BDF053A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7BDF053A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 920660

Geographic range:

  • Terpsiphone affinis affinis: Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Riau and Lingga Archipelagos, Bangka, Belitung, and Java
  • Terpsiphone affinis nicobarica: Nicobar Islands
  • Terpsiphone affinis burmae: Central and s Myanmar
  • Terpsiphone affinis indochinensis: S China (s Yunnan) to s Thailand and Indochina
  • Terpsiphone affinis procera: Simeulue I. (off Sumatra)
  • Terpsiphone affinis insularis: Nias I. (off Sumatra)
  • Terpsiphone affinis borneensis: Borneo
  • Terpsiphone affinis floris: W Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa, Alor, Besar, Lomblen and Flores)
  • Terpsiphone affinis sumbaensis: Sumba (w Lesser Sundas)
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English:
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher
German:
Blythparadiesschnäpper
Spanish:
Monarca del paraíso oriental
Finnish:
indokiinanparatiisimonarkki
French:
Tchitrec de Blyth
Japanese (romaji):
buraisusankouchou
Japanese:
ブライスサンコウチョウ
Dutch:
Orientaalse Paradijsmonarch
Polish:
muchodławka indochińska
Slovak:
vípkar tmavohlavý
Swedish:
sydöstasiatisk paradismonark
Chinese:
中南寿带
Chinese (Traditional):
布來氏綬帶


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blyth's Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blyth's Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Oriental Paradise Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Oriental Paradise Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Oriental Paradise Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone affinis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Terpsiphone [paradisi, affinis or incei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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German: Blythparadiesschnäpper
English: Blyth's Paradise-flycatcher, Oriental Paradise Flycatcher
Spanish: Monarca del paraíso oriental
Finnish: indokiinanparatiisimonarkki
French: Tchitrec de Blyth, Tchitrec de paradis (affinis)
Japanese (romaji): buraisusankouchou
Japanese: ブライスサンコウチョウ
Scientific: Tchitrea affinis, Terpsiphone affinis, Terpsiphone affinis affinis, Terpsiphone paradisi affinis
Dutch: Orientaalse Paradijsmonarch, Terpsiphone affinis
Polish: muchodławka indochińska
Slovak: vípkar tmavohlavý
Swedish: sydöstasiatisk paradismonark
Thai: นกแซวสวรรค์
Vietnamese: Thiên đường đuôi phướn
Chinese: 中南寿带
Chinese (Traditional): 布來氏綬帶

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