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Hair-crested Drongo

Dicrurus hottentottus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus leucops Frank Lambert 2017-08-10 Toraut, Sulawesi, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (240 m) song -

playback-used:no

413708
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris Frank Lambert 2012-06-24 hills near Changqing town, Shaanxi, China (China) (1400 m) call -

This species quite common in this area in hill forest, mostly seemed to be in small dispersed (family?) groups. Same bird or bird with that on XC113327

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113328
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris Frank Lambert 2012-06-24 hills near Changqing town, Shaanxi, China (China) (1400 m) call, song -

This species quite common in this area in hill forest, mostly seemed to be in small dispersed (family?) groups. Same bird or bird with that on XC113327-28. This seems to be more like a song than simply calls.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113330
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris Frank Lambert 2014-06-16 Dongzhai Nature Reserve (disused road through forest), Henan Province, Henan (China) (280 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

183015
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Gao Chang 2015-05-26 Yaan Shi, Sichuan Sheng, Sichuan (China) (1300 m) alarm call -

they were facing unexpected guests.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

299801
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Joseph Monkhouse 2017-08-04 Menui Kepulauan, Morowali Regency, Central Sulawesi, Manui (Indonesia) (30 m) call, song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

443426
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Masato Nagai (Japan) 2011-04-15 Tambon Kaeng Krachan, Amphoe Kaeng Krachan, Chang Wat Phetchaburi, Phetchaburi (Thailand) (70 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

329601
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Thomas Job 2021-01-23 Hessaraghatta Kere, Karnataka, Bangalore (India) (850 m) uncertain -

Two birds clearly seen. Possible dueting between them.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

616792
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus borneensis Frank Lambert 2010-09-20 Mount Kinabalu, Bukit Ular trail, Sabah, Borneo , Sabah (Malaysia) (1900 m) call -

[Only 95% sure of ID]

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

203297
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris Frank Lambert 2012-06-24 hills near Changqing town, Shaanxi, China (China) (1400 m) call -

This species quite common in this area in hill forest, mostly seemed to be in small dispersed (family?) groups.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113327
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus leucops Marc Anderson 2018-05-02 Sulawesi: Tangkoko lowlands, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (30 m) song -

bird-seen:no

414602
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Greg Irving 2014-12-18 Communist Camp Area, Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park, Phitsanulok (Thailand) (1300 m) song -

Same birds as XC210556

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

210559
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris Frank Lambert 2012-06-24 hills near Changqing town, Shaanxi, China (China) (1400 m) call, song -

This species quite common in this area in hill forest, mostly seemed to be in small dispersed (family?) groups. This is a different bird to those on XC113327-30.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113331
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Patrik Ã…berg 2013-01-03 Cat Tien National Park, Cochinchina, Dong Nai (Vietnam) (70 m) call, song -

Song or call?

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126632
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Okamoto Keita Sin 2020-01-08 Khao Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Ratchasima (Thailand) Call -

A pair mobbing a Collared Owlet with a Puff-throated Bulbul catch

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

578832
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Sreekumar Chirukandoth 2019-04-14 Dehradun, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, Dehradun (India) (600 m) song -

Five bids were seen chasing around and creating a ruckus

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

486592
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Ross Gallardy 2017-08-02 Toraut, Sulawesi, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (240 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

413975
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus pectoralis Peter Wilton 2013-12-13 North Taliabu, Kepulauan Sula, North Maluku, Taliabu (Indonesia) (5 m) song -

Slight noise removal.

playback-used:no

176900
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus striatus Frank Lambert 2010-04-18 Mindanao: Bislig; PICOP, Agusan del Sur (Philippines) (100 m) song -

Probably the same bird as XC268925

playback-used:no

268927
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Bernard BOUSQUET 2017-01-19 Tambon Hin Tung, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Nayok, Chang Wat Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Ratchasima (Thailand) (750 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

360384
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus guillemardi Ross Gallardy 2017-07-17 Obi, South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Obi Island (Indonesia) (40 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

412322
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Andrew Spencer 2019-04-11 Wildlife Institute of India Campus, Uttarakhand, Dehradun (India) song -

Archived at the Macaulay Library as ML175158141

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

547533
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Ross Gallardy 2017-07-25 Tamako, Kabupaten Kepulauan Sangihe, Sulawesi Utara, Sangir Besar (Indonesia) (550 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

413920
xeno-canto.org
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus Tshulthrim Drukpa Wangyel 2020-04-30 Gelephu, Bhutan (Bhutan) (221 m) aberrant, adult, call, sex uncertain - [also] [sono] 552303
xeno-canto.org
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