Indian Paradise Flycatcher

Indian Paradise Flycatcher, earlier known as the Asian Paradise Flycatcher, is a medium-sized passerine bird. It is a state bird of Madhya Pradesh. It’s an uncommon resident and summer visitor of Bangladesh. The Indian name of Indian Paradise-flycatcher is Swargiya Nartak (स्वर्गीय नर्तक), which means dancer of the Heaven due to their dance-like flying style.

Gujarati Name


Scientific Name

Terpsiphone paradisi

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Monarchs