Rufous Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone cinnamomea Scientific name definitions

Pamela C. Rasmussen, Kees Moeliker, Josep del Hoyo, David Christie, and Nigel Collar
Version: 2.0 — Published May 20, 2022

About the Author(s)


Pamela Rasmussen grew up birding in Oregon, received a Ph.D. at the University of Kansas, and then worked at the Smithsonian Institution before moving to Michigan, where she teaches biology (including ornithology) at Michigan State University. She co-authored Birds of South Asia: the Ripley Guide; co-authored the descriptions of 11 new Asian bird species; and was co-rediscoverer of the Forest Owlet. She has led study abroad programs to Uganda, Borneo, Indonesia, Antarctica, and Costa Rica, among others, and has submitted eBird lists for 68 countries. In 2008, she founded the global bird sounds site AVoCet. She is an Associate Editor for Zootaxa, Co-Managing Editor of the IOC World Bird List, has served on NACC for over 20 years and is now also involved in the IOU’s global bird taxonomy consolidation project.

Recommended Citation

Rasmussen, P. C., K. Moeliker, J. del Hoyo, D. A. Christie, and N. Collar (2022). Rufous Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone cinnamomea), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (N. D. Sly, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.rupfly1.02