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Hair-crested Drongo [hottentottus or brevirostris]
Dicrurus hottentottus [hottentottus or brevirostris] (= Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus) (Linnaeus, 1766)
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  Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus

  (Linnaeus, 1766)

  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.155

  Corvus hottentottus

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Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 924459

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus: India to Myanmar, n Thailand and s Indochina
  • Dicrurus hottentottus brevirostris: breeds central and southern China south to n Myanmar, n Laos and n Vietnam; most of the population migrates south, wintering in Indochina, Thailand, and Myanmar
Source: Clements checklist

  Hair-crested Drongo [hottentottus or brevirostris]
  Drongo à crinière [hottentottus or brevirostris]

Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Hair-crested Drongo [hottentottus or brevirostris] ( Dicrurus hottentottus [hottentottus or brevirostris])
eBird version 2018:
   Hair-crested Drongo (Hair-crested) ( Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus/brevirostris)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Dicrurus hottentottus [hottentottus, excl. palawanensis, cuyensis, suluensis]

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Other synonyms

English: Hair-crested Drongo (Hair-crested), Hair-crested Drongo [hottentottus or brevirostris]
English (IOC): Hair-crested Drongo (Hair-crested)
Spanish (Spain): Drongo crestudo (hottentottus/brevirostris
French: Drongo à crinière [hottentottus or brevirostris]
Japanese: カンムリオウチュウ (hottentottus/brevirostris)
Korean: 바람까마귀 (hottentottus/brevirostris)
Scientific: Dicrurus hottentottus [hottentottus or brevirostris], Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus, Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus/brevirostris
Norwegian: hårdrongo (hottentottus/brevirostris)
Thai: นกแซงแซวหงอนขน (ธรรมดา)



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