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Sharpe's Drongo

Dicrurus sharpei Oustalet, J-FÉ 1879

Sharpe's drongo is a species of drongo found in sub-Saharan Africa, where it is distributed from southern South Sudan and western Kenya to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Nigeria east of the Niger River and south of the Benue River. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
   Dicrurus
Scientific:
  Dicrurus sharpei


Original description

Citation:
  Oustalet, J-FÉ 1879

Reference:
   Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Bull. Paris (2) p.97

Protonym:
  Dicrurus sharpei

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36847639#page/109/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1EA13EB3250F414F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1EA13EB3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1EA13EB3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 924409

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus sharpei: central Africa, from Nigeria (east of the Niger River, south of the Benue River) east to Uganda, South Sudan, and western Kenya, and south to northwestern Angola and southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Sharpe's Drongo
Danish:
Ligehalet Drongo
German:
Sharpedrongo
Spanish:
Drongo de Sharpe
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo de Sharpe
French:
Drongo de Sharpe
Dutch:
Sharpes Drongo
Polish:
dziwogon nadrzeczny
Portuguese:
drongo-violáceo
Russian:
Центральноафриканский дронго
Slovak:
drongo malý
Serbian:
Šarpov ravnorepi drongo
Swedish:
sharpedrongo
Ukrainian:
дронго прирічний
Chinese:
夏氏卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's) ( Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei)
Clements, version 2021:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Sharpe's Drongo ( Dicrurus sharpei) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Dicrurus [sharpei or occidentalis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Danish: Ligehalet Drongo
German: Sharpedrongo
English: Sharpe's Drongo, Sharpe's Drongo (Sharpe's), Sharpe's Square-tailed Drongo, Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's)
English, HBW: Square-tailed Drongo (Sharpe's)
English (IOC): Sharpe's Drongo
English (United States): Sharpe's Drongo
Spanish: Drongo de Sharpe
Spanish (Spain): Drongo de Sharpe
French: Drongo de Ludwig (de Sharpe), Drongo de Ludwig (sharpei), Drongo de Sharpe, Drongo de Sharpe (sharpei)
Scientific: Dicrurus elgonensis, Dicrurus ludwigii sharpei, Dicrurus sharpei, Dicrurus sharpei sharpei
Dutch: Sharpes Drongo
Polish: dziwogon nadrzeczny
Portuguese: drongo-violáceo
Portuguese (Portugal): drongo-de-sharpe
Russian: Центральноафриканский дронго
Slovak: drongo malý
Serbian: Šarpov ravnorepi drongo
Swedish: sharpedrongo
Turkish: Sharpe drongosu
Ukrainian: дронго прирічний
Chinese: 夏氏卷尾

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