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Black Drongo

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King Crow Alternate name
Dicrurus macrocercus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Dicruridae Family
28 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical heavily degraded former forest, shrubland, grassland, savanna, aricultural land, parks & gardens. Found in:- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Guam (introduced), India Indonesia, Iran, Kuwait (introduced), Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea (Vagrant) Northern Marianas Islands(introduced), Oman(vagrant), Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea (vagrant), Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates(vagrant), Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
(3)4 Eggs, pale cream to red with spots. Incubation by both parents for 25 days, previous offspring often assist in feeding. Clutch
Arthropods Food  
Very agressive for its size, specially when defending nest site. Habits
5999 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo October 1, 2008 by Lip Kee all rights reserved          

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 Black Drongo Call
Dicrurus macrocercus (0:40)
Andrew Mascarenhas XC21134
18-11-2007, India

Video:  November 15, 2006 From:  kclama  

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