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Amur paradise-flycatcher

Terpsiphone incei, John Gould, 1852

(In Thai: นกแซวสวรรค์หัวดำ)

The Amur paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone incei) is a bird species in the family Monarchidae.

It is native to China, Manchuria and Primorsky Krai in the Russian Far East. It is a winter migrant to Southeast Asia. Until 2015, it was considered as a subspecies of the Asian paradise flycatcher.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Terpsiphone incei

Common names

  • Thai: นกแซวสวรรค์หัวดำ


  • Terpsiphone paradisi incei
  • Muscipeta Incei

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Amur paradise flycatcher

Range Map

Distribution map of Amur paradise-flycatcher, Terpsiphone incei in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area
  • Bang Pu Recreation Centre
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kaeng Krung National Park
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Laem Pak Bia
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Kamphaeng Phet District, Kamphaeng Phet
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Pachee River Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pak Thale
  • Phan District, Chiang Rai
  • Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Samae San Island
  • Samut Prakan Province
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Thalang District, Phuket
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Wang Mai Forest Restoration Project
Range map of Terpsiphone incei in Thailand