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Western Square-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus occidentalis Fuchs et al., 2018

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus occidentalis

Citation:
  Fuchs et al., 2018

Reference:
  Zootaxa 105–127

Protonym:
  Dicrurus occidentalis

Avibase ID:
  C8555A05C7A8EBA3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C8555A05

Taxonomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus occidentalis: Senegal to Nigeria (west of the Niger River)
English:
Western Square-tailed Drongo
German:
Nigerdrongo
Spanish:
Drongo de Ludwig Occidental
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo de Ludwig occidental
French:
Drongo occidental
Dutch:
Westelijke Rechtstaartdrongo
Polish:
dziwogon galeriowy
Russian:
Западный дронго
Slovak:
drongo západný
Serbian:
Zapadni ravnorepi drongo
Swedish:
västafrikansk drongo
Ukrainian:
дронго лісовий
Chinese:
西方尾卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


German: Nigerdrongo
English: Western Square-tailed Drongo
English, HBW: Square-tailed Drongo (Western)
English (IOC): Western Square-tailed Drongo
English (United States): Western Square-tailed Drongo
Spanish: Drongo de Ludwig Occidental
Spanish (Spain): Drongo de Ludwig occidental
French: Drongo occidental
Scientific: Dicrurus occidentalis
Dutch: Westelijke Rechtstaartdrongo
Polish: dziwogon galeriowy
Russian: Западный дронго
Slovak: drongo západný
Serbian: Zapadni ravnorepi drongo
Swedish: västafrikansk drongo
Turkish: Küçük drongo
Ukrainian: дронго лісовий
Chinese: 西方尾卷尾

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