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Alternative name: Black Paradise-Flycatcher
Black hood, off white underparts, mantle, back, wings and rump are plain dark chestnut. The tail has extremely long black central feathers. The female resembles the male but is duller and darker brown on the chestnut areas. It has black legs and feet, a large black eye with a blue eye-ring, and a short blue bill.
There are three subspecies, the nominate T. a. atrocaudata which breeds through most of Japanese/Korean range, T. a. illex which is resident in the Ryukyu Islands, and T. a. periophthalmica restricted to Lanyu Island off southeast Taiwan.
Deciduous and evergreen forests
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