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Velvet-mantled Drongo

Dicrurus modestus Hartlaub, KJG 1849

The velvet-mantled drongo is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It is found from Nigeria and Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Hartlaub, KJG 1849

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 1 p.495

Protonym:
  Dicrurus modestus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2343873


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6468F749C92D1C79

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6468F749

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6468F749


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559771

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus modestus modestus: Príncipe I. (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Dicrurus modestus coracinus: Bioko and southern Nigeria east to southwestern Central African Republic, extreme southwestern South Sudan, and western Kenya, south to Gabon, central Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Angola
English:
Velvet-mantled Drongo
Catalan:
drongo modest
Czech:
drongo principeský
Danish:
Fløjlsrygget Drongo
German:
Samtdrongo
Spanish:
Drongo modesto
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo modesto
Finnish:
samettidrongo
French:
Drongo modeste
Croatian:
mrki drongo
Hungarian:
bársonydrongó
Italian:
Drongo vellutato
Japanese:
ビロードオウチュウ
Lithuanian:
gvinėjinis drongas
Dutch:
Bosdrongo
Norwegian:
Jungeldrongo
Polish:
dziwogon widłosterny
Portuguese:
drongo-do-príncipe
Russian:
Лесной дронго
Slovak:
drongo zamatový
Serbian:
Somotasti drongo
Swedish:
sammetsdrongo
Ukrainian:
дронго узлісний
Chinese:
绒背卷尾
Chinese (Traditional):
絨篷卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: drongo modest
Czech: drongo principeský
Danish: Fløjlsrygget Drongo
German: Samtdrongo
English: Velvet-mantled Drongo
English, HBW: Velvet-mantled Drongo (modestus/coracinus)
English (IOC): Velvet-mantled Drongo
English (United States): Velvet-mantled Drongo
Spanish: Drongo modesto
Spanish (Spain): Drongo modesto
Estonian: panterdrongo
Finnish: samettidrongo
French: Drongo modeste
Croatian: mrki drongo
Hungarian: bársonydrongó
Italian: Drongo vellutato
Japanese: ビロードオウチュウ
Scientific: Dicrurus modestus, Dicrurus modestus modestus
Lithuanian: gvinėjinis drongas
Dutch: Bosdrongo
Norwegian: Jungeldrongo
Polish: dziwogon widłosterny
Portuguese: drongo-do-príncipe
Portuguese (Portugal): drongo-modesto
Russian: Лесной дронго
Slovak: drongo zamatový
Serbian: Somotasti drongo
Swedish: sammetsdrongo
Turkish: Kadife sırtlı drongo
Ukrainian: дронго узлісний
Chinese: 绒背卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 絨篷卷尾

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