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Fanti Drongo

Dicrurus atactus Oberholser, 1899

The Fanti drongo is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It is found in sub-Sahara Africa from Sierra Leone to southwestern Nigeria. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Oberholser, 1899

Reference:
  Proc.U.S.Natl. Mus. p. 35

Protonym:
  Dicrurus modestus atactus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32020720


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  339BF55096D73BEE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-339BF550

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/339BF550


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 924415

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus atactus: Sierra Leone and southern Guinea east to southwestern Nigeria
English:
Fanti Drongo
German:
Fantedrongo
Spanish:
Drongo Fanti
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo fanti
French:
Drongo des Fantis
Japanese:
ビロウドオウチュウ (atactus)
Dutch:
Fantidrongo
Norwegian:
jungeldrongo (atactus)
Polish:
dziwogon gwinejski
Portuguese:
drongo-fante
Russian:
Гвинейский дронго
Slovak:
drongo družný
Serbian:
Fanti drongo
Swedish:
fantidrongo
Ukrainian:
дронго гвінейський
Chinese:
叉尾绒背卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Dicrurus adsimilis atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Dicrurus adsimilis atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Velvet-mantled Drongo (Fanti) ( Dicrurus modestus atactus) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dicrurus adsimilis atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Dicrurus adsimilis atactus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Dicrurus adsimilis atactus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dicrurus modestus atactus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


German: Fantedrongo
English: Fanti Drongo, Gold Coast Fork-tailed Drongo, Velvet-mantled Drongo (Fanti), Velvet-mantled Drongo (Gold Coast)
English, HBW: Velvet-mantled Drongo (Fanti)
English (IOC): Fanti Drongo, Velvet-mantled Drongo (Fanti)
English (United States): Fanti Drongo
Spanish: Drongo Fanti
Spanish (Spain): Drongo fanti, Drongo modesto (atactus)
French: Drongo des Fantis, Drongo d'Oberholser, Drongo modeste (atactus)
Japanese: ビロウドオウチュウ (atactus)
Scientific: Dicrurus adsimilis atactus, Dicrurus atactus, Dicrurus modestus atactus
Dutch: Fantidrongo
Norwegian: jungeldrongo (atactus)
Polish: dziwogon gwinejski
Portuguese: drongo-fante
Portuguese (Portugal): drongo-fante
Russian: Гвинейский дронго
Slovak: drongo družný
Serbian: Fanti drongo
Swedish: fantidrongo
Turkish: Mavi-mor drongo
Ukrainian: дронго гвінейський
Chinese: 叉尾绒背卷尾

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