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Fork-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus adsimilis (Bechstein, 1794)




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus adsimilis

Citation:
  (Bechstein, 1794)

Reference:
  Allg.Uebers.Vogel[Latham] 2 p.362

Protonym:
  Corvus adsimilis

Avibase ID:
  4B54F25AE126FEA6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4B54F25A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559755

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus adsimilis adsimilis: eastern and southern South Africa (southwestern Western Cape north to southern Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal), Lesotho, and western Swaziland
  • Dicrurus adsimilis fugax: S Uganda and Kenya to n Natal and Zimbabwe
  • Dicrurus adsimilis jubaensis: Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia
  • Dicrurus adsimilis apivorus: southeastern Gabon and adjacent Republic of the Congo, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, northern and western Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, and northern South Africa (northern Northern Cape to Limpopo)
English:
Fork-tailed Drongo
Czech:
drongo africký
German:
Trauerdrongo
Danish:
Gaffelhalet Drongo
Spanish:
Drongo ahorquillado
Finnish:
sieppodrongo
French:
Drongo brillant
Italian:
Drongo codaforcuta
Japanese:
クロオウチュウ
Dutch:
Treurdrongo
Norwegian:
Savannedrongo
Polish:
dziwogon żałobny
Portuguese:
drongo-de-cauda-forcada
Russian:
Траурный дронго
Slovak:
drongo vidlochvostý
Swedish:
klykstjärtad drongo
Ukrainian:
дронго вилохвостий
Chinese:
叉尾卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fork-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus adsimilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Fork-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus adsimilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Fork-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus adsimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Fork-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus adsimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Fork-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus adsimilis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Mikstertbyvanger
Catalan: drongo cuaforcat
Czech: drongo africký
Danish: Gaffelhalet Drongo
German: Trauerdrongo
English: Fork-tailed Drongo
Spanish: Drongo ahorquillado
Estonian: savannidrongo
Finnish: sieppodrongo
French: Drongo brillant
Hungarian: szuaheli drongó
Italian: Drongo codaforcuta
Japanese: クロオウチュウ
Scientific: Dicrurus adsimilis
Lithuanian: skeltauodegis drongas
Dutch: Treurdrongo
Norwegian: Savannedrongo
Polish: dziwogon żałobny
Portuguese: drongo-de-cauda-forcada
Russian: Траурный дронго
Slovak: drongo vidlochvostý
Swedish: klykstjärtad drongo
Ukrainian: дронго вилохвостий
Chinese: 叉尾卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 叉尾卷尾

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