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Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Dicrurus paradiseus (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus paradiseus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.172

Protonym:
  Cuculus paradiseus

Avibase ID:
  2042CD4209B252E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2042CD42

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559773

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus paradiseus paradiseus: S India to s Thailand and Indochina
  • Dicrurus paradiseus grandis: N India to n Myanmar and n Vietnam
  • Dicrurus paradiseus rangoonensis: Central India to s Myanmar, w Thailand and Indochina
  • Dicrurus paradiseus johni: Hainan (s China)
  • Dicrurus paradiseus hypoballus: northern Thai-Malay Peninsula; broadly intergrades with platurus
  • Dicrurus paradiseus platurus: southern Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and adjacent islands
  • Dicrurus paradiseus ceylonicus: Sri Lanka
  • Dicrurus paradiseus otiosus: Andaman Islands
  • Dicrurus paradiseus nicobariensis: Nicobar Islands
  • Dicrurus paradiseus banguey: Islands off north Borneo
  • Dicrurus paradiseus brachyphorus: Borneo
  • Dicrurus paradiseus microlophus: North Natuna Islands
  • Dicrurus paradiseus formosus: Java
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Czech:
  drongo vlajkový
German:
  Flaggendrongo
Danish:
  Stor Pragtdrongo
Spanish:
  Drongo de Raquetas Grande
Finnish:
  viiridrongo
French:
  Drongo à raquettes
Icelandic:
  Paradísardrungi
Italian:
  Drongo codaracchetta maggiore
Japanese:
  kazariouchuu
Japanese:
  カザリオウチュウ
Dutch:
  Vlaggendrongo
Norwegian:
  Dragedrongo
Polish:
  dziwogon rajski
Russian:
  Ракетохвостый дронго
Slovak:
  drongo zástavkový
Swedish:
  större vimpeldrongo
Chinese:
  大盘尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus paradiseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dicrurus paradiseus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Bengali: বড় রেকেটফিঙে
Catalan: drongo d'estandarts gros
Czech: drongo vlajkový
Danish: Stor Pragtdrongo
German: Flaggendrongo
English: Flag-tailed Drongo, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo
English (IOC): Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Spanish: Drongo de Raquetas Grande
Spanish (Spain): Drongo de Raquetas Grande
Spanish (HBW): Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Estonian: paradiisidrongo
Finnish: viiridrongo
French: Drongo à raquettes
Hungarian: paradicsomdrongó
Indonesian: Burung Srigunting Batu, Srigunting Batu
Icelandic: Paradísardrungi
Italian: Drongo codaracchetta maggiore
Japanese: kazari-ōchū, kazariouchuu
Japanese: カザリオウチュウ
Japanese (Kanji): 飾り烏秋
Scientific: Cuculus paradiseus, Dicrurus paradiseus, Dicrurus paradiseus paradiseus
Lithuanian: Didysis rojinis drongas
Malayalam: കാടുമുഴക്കി, കാടുമുഴക്കി  
Malay: Burung Anting-anting, Burung Cecawi, Burung Cecawi Kera, Burung Hamba Kera
Dutch: Vlaggendrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dragedrongo
Norwegian: Dragedrongo
Polish: dziwogon rajski
Pinyin: dà pán wěi
Russian: Райский дронго, Ракетохвостый дронго
Slovak: drongo zástavkový
Swedish: Större vimpeldrongo
Tamil: Thuduppu Vaal Karichaan
Thai: นกแซงแซวหางบ่วงใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók saeeŋ-saeew hăaŋ-bùaŋ yày
Ukrainian: Дронго великий
Vietnamese: Chèo bẻo cộ đuôi chẻ, Chèo bẻo cờ lớn, Chim Chèo bẻo cờ, Chim Chèo bẻo cờ đuôi chẻ
Chinese: 大盘尾
Chinese (Traditional): 大盤尾

 

         

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