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Square-tailed, Sharpe's or Western Drongo
Dicrurus [ludwigii, sharpei or occidentalis] (= 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:
  E83D45A633F66806

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E83D45A6

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)
  • Dicrurus sharpei: Senegal to northwestern Angola, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern South Sudan, Uganda and western Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Square-tailed, Sharpe's or Western Drongo
Czech:
  drongo lesní
German:
  Geradschwanzdrongo
Danish:
  Rethalet Drongo
Spanish:
  Drongo de Ludwig
Finnish:
  pikkudrongo
French:
  Drongo de Ludwig, D. de Sharpe ou D. occidental
Icelandic:
  Þverdrungi
Italian:
  Drongo codaquadra
Japanese:
  kakubiouchuu
Japanese:
  カクビオウチュウ
Dutch:
  Rechtstaartdrongo
Norwegian:
  Tverrhaledrongo
Polish:
  dziwogon prostosterny
Portuguese:
  Drongo-de-cauda-quadrada
Russian:
  Прямохвостый дронго
Slovak:
  drongo tupochvostý
Swedish:
  tvärstjärtad drongo
Chinese:
  方尾卷尾


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Square-tailed, Sharpe's or Western Drongo ( Dicrurus [ludwigii, sharpei or occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Drongo de Ludwig ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Drongo de Ludwig ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Dicrurus ludwigii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Dicrurus ludwigii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Dicrurus ludwigii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Square-tailed Drongo ( Dicrurus ludwigii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dicrurus ludwigii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dicrurus ludwigii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinbyvanger
Catalan: drongo de Ludwig
Czech: drongo lesní, Drongo rovnoocasý
Danish: Rethalet Drongo
German: Geradschwanzdrongo
English: Black drongo, Sharpe's Drongo, Square tailed Drongo, Squaretailed Drongo, Square-tailed Drongo, Square-tailed, Sharpe's or Western Drongo
English (IOC): Square-tailed Drongo
English (Kenya): Square-tailed Drongo
Spanish: Drongo de Cola Cuadrada, Drongo de Ludwig
Spanish (Spain): Drongo de Ludwig
Spanish (HBW): Square-tailed Drongo
Estonian: kantsaba-drongo
Finnish: Pikkudrongo
French: Drongo à queue d'aronde, Drongo de Ludwig, Drongo de Ludwig, D. de Sharpe ou D. occidental
Hungarian: erdei drongó
Icelandic: Þverdrungi
Italian: Drongo codaquadra, Drongo codasquadrata
Japanese: kakubiouchuu
Japanese: カクビオウチュウ
Latin: Dicrurus [ludwigii, sharpei or occidentalis], Dicrurus ludwigii, Dicrurus ludwigii ludwigii, Dicrurus sharpei, Edolius ludwigii
Lithuanian: Tiesiauodegis drongas
Dutch: Rechtstaartdrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tverrhaledrongo
Norwegian: Tverrhaledrongo
Polish: dziwogon prostosterny
Portuguese: Drongo-de-cauda-quadrada
Russian: Прямохвостый дронго
Slovak: drongo tupochvostý
Swedish: Tvärstjärtad drongo
Swahili: Mlamba, Mramba Sawiya
Ukrainian: Дронго прямохвостий
Xhosa: Intengwana
Chinese: 方尾卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 方尾卷尾
Zulu: iNtengwana

 

         

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