Terpsiphone paradisi

Key to Subspecies.

A. Plumage all black and white.
a.Crest long and pointed, reaching to
upper part of back. Black edges to
feathers and black shaft-lines all very T. p. paradisi, p. 264.
faint or obsolete T. p. leucogaster, p. 268.
adult plumage.
b.Crest short and rounded. Black lines more T. p. affinis, p. 267.
developed T. p. nicobarica, p. 269.
adult plumage.
B. Plumage nearly all black and chestnut.
c. Crest long and pointed.
c1.Chestnut parts rich and dark T. p. paradisi, p. 265.
in chestnut stage.
d1. Chestnut parts paler T.p. leucogaster, p. 268.
in chestnut stage.
d. Crest short and rounded.
e1. Chestnut parts rich and dark T. p. affinis, p. 267.
in chestnut stage.
f. Chestnut upper parts more ashy-brown. T. p. nicobarica, p. 269.
in chestnut stage.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
Terpsiphone paradisi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
264
Common name: 
Paradise Flycatcher
M_ID: 
19928
M_CN: 
Asian Paradise Flycatcher
M_SN: 
Terpsiphone paradisi
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3273

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