Crested Drongo

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The Crested Drongo is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) is a species of bird in the Dicruridae family. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and dry savanna. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Dicrurus forficatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

Description: An African species of shrike, the crested drongo is known for feeding on bees. Source: S. G. Goodrich Animal Kingdom Illustrated Vol 2 (New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859)2:118 Keywords: bee, crested, shrike, drongo, bird, avian, passeres Copyright: 2009, Florida Center for Instructional Technology. See license. More

The crested drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) is a black bird with a forked tail and a curved tuft of feathers on the head. Drongo from Berenty Drongo from RNP - Langrand, Olivier; 1990: Guide to the Birds of Madagascar, Yale University Press Sinclair, I & Langrand, O. More

The Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) is endemic to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte. Crested Drongo Crested Drongos - Photo, Video and/or Article contributions are welcome! Please click here for info The Avianweb strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. If you would like to correct or update any of the information, please send us an e-mail. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Dicruridae
Genus : Dicrurus
Species : forficatus
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)