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Square-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus ludwigii (Smith, A, 1834)




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus ludwigii

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1834)

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(2) p.144

Protonym:
  Edolius ludwigii

Avibase ID:
  E79026DEAFCD3557

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E79026DE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559769

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus ludwigii ludwigii: Swaziland and s Mozambique to e Cape Province
  • Dicrurus ludwigii tephrogaster: S Malawi to Mozambique and e Zimbabwe
  • Dicrurus ludwigii muenzneri: S Somalia to e Kenya and s Tanzania
  • Dicrurus ludwigii saturnus: Angola, Zambia and s Democratic Republic of the Congo (Katanga)
English:
Square-tailed Drongo
Czech:
drongo lesní
German:
Geradschwanzdrongo
Danish:
Rethalet Drongo
Spanish:
Drongo de Ludwig
Finnish:
pikkudrongo
French:
Drongo de Ludwig
Italian:
Drongo codaquadra
Japanese:
カクビオウチュウ
Dutch:
Gewone Rechtstaartdrongo
Norwegian:
Tverrhaledrongo
Polish:
dziwogon prostosterny
Portuguese:
drongo-de-cauda-quadrada
Russian:
Прямохвостый дронго
Slovak:
drongo tupochvostý
Swedish:
tvärstjärtad drongo
Ukrainian:
дронго прямохвостий
Chinese:
方尾卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Common Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Common Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Common Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Common Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kleinbyvanger
Catalan: drongo de Ludwig
Czech: drongo lesní
Danish: Rethalet Drongo
German: Geradschwanzdrongo
English: Common Square-tailed Drongo, Square-tailed Drongo
Spanish: Drongo de Ludwig
Estonian: kantsaba-drongo
Finnish: pikkudrongo
French: Drongo de Ludwig
Hungarian: erdei drongó
Italian: Drongo codaquadra
Japanese: カクビオウチュウ
Scientific: Dicrurus ludwigii
Lithuanian: tiesiauodegis drongas
Dutch: Gewone Rechtstaartdrongo, Rechtstaartdrongo
Norwegian: Tverrhaledrongo
Polish: dziwogon prostosterny
Portuguese: drongo-de-cauda-quadrada
Russian: Прямохвостый дронго
Slovak: drongo tupochvostý
Swedish: tvärstjärtad drongo
Ukrainian: дронго прямохвостий
Chinese: 方尾卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 方尾卷尾

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