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Posted on: Friday, 30 October 2009

African Paradise Flycatcher photo by Janet Bloom

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Todays beautiful photograph is of an African Paradise Flycatcher taken by Janet Bloom in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Says Janet: “We saw this mom and dad feeding their chick at a lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve when it started raining. The dad swooped down and sat on the chick until the shower was over. A few days later, the chick had left the nest and was flying with the parents” …

Photograph of an African Paradise Flycatcher by and © Janet Bloom (South Africa)

 

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1 comment about African Paradise Flycatcher photo by Janet Bloom
  1. February 5th, 2013 at 21:23
    Patrick Brown says:

    Hi, I have a pair of African Paradise Flycatchers nesting in my garden. I would like to find out how they construct their nests. It seems as if they use spider webs but I can’t find any information regarding this.
    Many thanks
    Patrick