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Dicruridae

Mayotte drongo

Dicrurus waldenii Photo by Roger le Guen (Flickr) Common name:Mayotte drongo (en); drongo-de-Mayotte (pt); drongo de Mayotte (fr); drongo de la Mayotte (es); Mayottedrongo (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicruridaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Mayotte in the Comoro island group, noth of Madagascar. There it occurs sparsely and locally, especially in the northern and western […]

Greater racket-tailed drongo

Dicrurus paradiseus Photo by Kai Hendry (Wikipedia) Common name:greater racket-tailed drongo (en); drongo-de-raquetes-grande (pt); drongo à raquettes (fr); drongo de raquetas grande (es); flaggendrongo (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicruridaeRange:This species is found in India and Nepal, through Bangladesh and Indochina and into Indonesia. SizeThese birds are 31-36 cm long and weigh 70-125 g.Habitat:The greater racket-tailed drongo is […]

Fork-tailed drongo

Dicrurus adsimilis Photo by Dirk Daniels (Wikipedia) Common name:fork-tailed drongo (en); drongo-de-cauda-furcada (pt); drongo brillant (fr); drongo ahorquillado (es); trauerdrongo (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicruridaeRange:This species is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, only being absent from extremely arid areas.Size:These birds are 25 cm long and weigh 40-50 g.Habitat:Fork-tailed drongos are mostly found in dry savannas and riverine woodlands, but […]

Black drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus Photo by Robin Newlin (Birds Korea) Common name: black drongo (en); drongo-real (pt); drongo royal (fr); drongo real (es); königsdrongo (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Dicruridae Range: This Asian species is found in much of tropical southern Asia, from south-west Iran, through India and Sri Lanka and east to southern China and Indonesia. […]