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Glossy-backed Drongo

Dicrurus divaricatus (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus divaricatus

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

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

Protonym:
  Muscicapa divaricata

Avibase ID:
  7763FEC88FDE29AC

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
French:
Drongo de Lichtenstein
Dutch:
Glansrugdrongo
Polish:
dziwogon sahelski
Slovak:
drongo savanový
Swedish:
saheldrongo
Chinese:
亮背卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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]
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]

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


English: Glossy-backed Drongo
French: Drongo de Lichtenstein
Scientific: Dicrurus divaricatus
Dutch: Glansrugdrongo
Polish: dziwogon sahelski
Slovak: drongo savanový
Swedish: saheldrongo
Chinese: 亮背卷尾

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