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Crested Drongo

Dicrurus forficatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) is a species of bird in the Dicruridae family. It is found in Comoros and Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and dry savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus forficatus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.134

Protonym:
  Lanius forficatus

Avibase ID:
  6B0FC56CB76452FB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6B0FC56C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559765

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus forficatus forficatus: Madagascar and Nosy Bé
  • Dicrurus forficatus potior: Anjouan (Comoro Islands)
English:
Crested Drongo
Czech:
drongo chocholatý
German:
Madagaskardrongo
Danish:
Toppet Drongo
Spanish:
Drongo Malgache
Finnish:
töyhtödrongo
French:
Drongo malgache
Icelandic:
Toppdrungi
Italian:
Drongo crestato
Japanese:
madagasukaruouchuu
Japanese:
マダガスカルオウチュウ
Dutch:
Kuifdrongo
Norwegian:
Børstedrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Børstedrongo
Polish:
dziwogon czubaty
Russian:
Хохлатый дронго
Slovak:
drongo chochlatý
Swedish:
madagaskardrongo
Ukrainian:
Дронго чубатий
Chinese:
冠卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Drongo malgache ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Drongo malgache ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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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 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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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 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Madagascar Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Dicrurus forficatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Dicrurus forficatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dicrurus forficatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Crested Drongo ( Dicrurus forficatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dicrurus forficatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dicrurus forficatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: drongo crestat
Czech: Drongo chocholatý
Danish: Toppet Drongo
German: Gabeldrongo, Madagaskardrongo
English: Crested Drongo, Madagascar Crested Drongo, Madagascar Drongo, Madascar Crested Drongo
English (IOC): Crested Drongo
Spanish: Drongo Crestado, Drongo Malgache
Spanish (Spain): Drongo malgache
Spanish (HBW): Crested Drongo
Estonian: tuttdrongo
Finnish: Töyhtödrongo
French: Drongo huppé, Drongo malgache
Hungarian: búbos drongó
Icelandic: Toppdrungi
Italian: Drongo crestato, Drongo crestato del Madagascar
Japanese: madagasukaruouchuu
Japanese: マダガスカルオウチュウ
Scientific: Dicrurus forficatus, Dicrurus forficatus forficatus, Lanius forficatus
Lithuanian: Madagaskarinis kuoduotasis drongas
Malagasy: Lova, Railomba, Railovy, Relovy, tsingetry
Dutch: Kuifdrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Børstedrongo
Norwegian: Børstedrongo
Polish: dziwogon czubaty
Russian: Хохлатый дронго
Slovak: drongo chochlatý
Serbian: Ćubasti drongo
Swedish: madagaskardrongo, Tofsdrongo
Ukrainian: Дронго чубатий
Chinese: 冠卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 馬達加斯加冠卷尾

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