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Amur paradise flycatcher

Thai: นกแซวสวรรค์หัวดำ, nok saew sawan hua dam

Binomial name: Terpsiphone incei, John Gould, 1852

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

It is found in China and Manchuria. 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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Scientific classification

Terpsiphone incei

Common names

  • Thai: นกแซวสวรรค์หัวดำ, nok saew sawan hua dam


  • Muscipeta Incei
  • Terpsiphone paradisi incei

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Amur paradise flycatcher, Terpsiphone incei in Thailand

Range map of Terpsiphone incei in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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