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Glossy-backed Drongo

Dicrurus divaricatus (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

The glossy-backed drongo is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It occurs in sub-Saharan Africa from south Mauritania and Senegambia across to Somalia and northern Kenya. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p. 53

Protonym:
  Muscicapa divaricata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28229338


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7763FEC88FDE29AC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7763FEC8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7763FEC8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 924413

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus divaricatus divaricatus: southwestern Mauritania south to Guinea, east to southeastern Niger and northeastern Nigeria (Lake Chad)
  • Dicrurus divaricatus lugubris: southwestern Chad (Lake Chad) east to Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia, south to northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, and northern Kenya
English:
Glossy-backed Drongo
German:
Glanzmanteldrongo
Spanish:
Drongo Satinado
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo satinado
French:
Drongo de Lichtenstein
Croatian:
Sahelski drongo
Hungarian:
Szuaheli drongó
Japanese:
クロオウチュウ (divaricatus)
Dutch:
Glansrugdrongo
Norwegian:
savannedrongo (divaricatus)
Polish:
dziwogon sahelski
Portuguese:
drongo-de-dorso-brilhante
Russian:
Сахельский дронго
Slovak:
drongo savanový
Serbian:
Sjajnoleđi drongo
Swedish:
saheldrongo
Ukrainian:
дронго савановий
Chinese:
亮背卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


German: Glanzmanteldrongo
English: Glossy-backed Drongo
English, HBW: Fork-tailed Drongo (Glossy-backed)
English (IOC): Glossy-backed Drongo
English (United States): Glossy-backed Drongo
Esperanto: Savana drongo
Spanish: Drongo Satinado
Spanish (Spain): Drongo satinado
Estonian: Savannidrongo
French: Drongo brillant, Drongo de Lichtenstein, Drongo de Lichtenstein (divaricatus)
Croatian: Sahelski drongo
Hungarian: Szuaheli drongó
Japanese: クロオウチュウ (divaricatus)
Scientific: Dicrurus divaricatus, Dicrurus divaricatus divaricatus, Muscicapa divaricata
Dutch: Fluweeldrongo, Glansrugdrongo
Norwegian: Savannedrongo, savannedrongo (divaricatus)
Polish: dziwogon sahelski, Dziwogon sawannowy
Portuguese: drongo-de-dorso-brilhante
Portuguese (Portugal): drongo-de-dorso-brilhante
Rhaeto-Romance: Drongo da la savanna
Russian: Западноафриканский дронго, Сахельский дронго
Slovak: drongo savanový
Serbian: Sjajnoleđi drongo
Swedish: saheldrongo
Turkish: Abanoz drongosu
Ukrainian: Дронго (вилохвостий) савановий, дронго савановий
Chinese: 亮背卷尾

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