Square-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus ludwigii - Drongo de Ludwig

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Dicruridés

  • Genus
    :

    Dicrurus

  • Species
    :

    ludwigii

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 35 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei (Senegal to w Kenya, n DRCongo and n Angola)
  • Dicrurus ludwigii muenzneri (s Somalia and se Kenya to s Tanzania)
  • Dicrurus ludwigii saturnus (c Angola, se DRCongo and n Zambia)
  • Dicrurus ludwigii tephrogaster (s Malawi, e Zimbabwe and Mozambique)
  • Dicrurus ludwigii ludwigii (Swaziland, s Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Drongo de Ludwig,
  • Drongo de Ludwig,
  • Drongo-de-cauda-quadrada,
  • Geradschwanzdrongo,
  • erdei drongó,
  • Rechtstaartdrongo,
  • Drongo codaquadra,
  • Tvärstjärtad drongo,
  • Tverrhaledrongo,
  • drongo tupochvostý,
  • drongo lesní,
  • Rethalet Drongo,
  • pikkudrongo,
  • Kleinbyvanger,
  • drongo de Ludwig,
  • dziwogon prostosterny,
  • Прямохвостый дронго,
  • カクビオウチュウ,
  • 方尾卷尾,
  • 方尾卷尾,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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