Fork-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus adsimilis - Drongo brillant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Dicruridés

  • Genus
    :

    Dicrurus

  • Species
    :

    adsimilis

Descriptor

Bechstein, 1794

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 34 à 48 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis) is a species of bird in the Dicruridae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Dicrurus adsimilis divaricatus (Mauritania to Guinea e to Somalia and n Kenya)
  • Dicrurus adsimilis fugax (Uganda and Kenya s to ne South Africa and Swaziland)
  • Dicrurus adsimilis apivorus (se Gabon and Congo to n South Africa)
  • Dicrurus adsimilis adsimilis (w Swaziland and e and s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Drongo brillant,
  • Drongo ahorquillado,
  • Drongo-de-cauda-forcada,
  • Trauerdrongo,
  • szuaheli drongó,
  • Fluweeldrongo,
  • Drongo codaforcuta,
  • Klykstjärtad drongo,
  • Savannedrongo,
  • drongo vidlochvostý,
  • drongo africký,
  • Gaffelhalet Drongo,
  • sieppodrongo,
  • Mikstertbyvanger,
  • drongo cuaforcat,
  • dziwogon żałobny,
  • Траурный дронго,
  • クロオオチュウ,
  • 叉尾卷尾,
  • 叉尾卷尾,

Voice song and cries

Drongo brillant
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

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