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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rhipidura leucophrys Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Rhipiduridae Family
19.0–21.5 cm Length
Tropical rainforest swamp-forest forest. montane savanna, shrubland, seasonally flooded grassland, degraded former forest, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Up to Between   Range:-  See`Map (Austrailia:- New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia, Kangaroo Island,) - (Indonesia:- Ambon, Aru Islands, Batanta Islands, Biak, Buru, Gorong islands, Irian Jaya, Kofiau, Misool, Mollucas, New Guinea, Raja Ampat archipelago, Salawati, Saparua, Seram, Seram Laut, Waigeo, Yapen,) - Island of New Guinea - (Melanesia:- Bougainville, Central Province, Choiseul Province, Isabel Province, Halmahera, Makira-Ulawa Province, Malaita Province, Papua New Guinea:- Bismark, Emira, Mussau, New Britain, New Hanover, New Ireland, Tabar Group, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Fergusson, Goodenough, Normanby Island, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Trobriand Islands, Kaileuna, Solomon Islands:- Solomons archipelago, Guadalcanal Province, Western Province Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2-4 eggs, incubation 14 days, fledging 14 days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae, worms, small lizards. Food  
 Aggressive and territorial, the Willie Wagtail will harass much larger birds Kookaburras and the Wedge-tailed Eagle. Habits
5958 - TSN: 562746 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Willie Wagtail David Farrow. Halmahera Indonesia song XC19921 

AKA:- Czech: Pávík cernobílý, pávík černobílý
Danish: Sorthvid Viftehale
German: Gartenfächerschwanz, Garten-Fächerschwanz
English: Black & White Fantail, Black and White Fantail, Black-and-white Fantail, White-browed Fantail, Willie Wagtail, Williewagtail, Willie-wagtail, Willy Wagtail
Spanish: Abanico Lavandera, Cola de Abanico Blanco y Negro
Finnish: Valkokulmamonarkki
French: Rhipidure balancée, Rhipidure hochequeue
Hungarian: fehérhasú legyezőfarok
Indonesian: Kipasan Kebun
Italian: Coda a ventaglio ballerina, Willie batticoda
Japanese: yokofuriougibitaki
Japanese: ヨコフリオウギビタキ
Latin: Rhipidura leucophrys
Dutch: Tuinwaaierstaart
Norwegian: Gallaviftestjert
Polish: Wachlarzówka smolarka, wachlarzówka smolista
Portuguese: Cauda-de-leque-de-garganta-preta
Russian: Черная мухоловка, Чёрно-белая веерохвостка
Slovak: Monarch trasochvostovitý, vejárnik trasochvostí
Swedish: Ärleflugsnappare
Chinese: 黑白扇尾鹟

Sub-species

Rhipidura leucophrys
Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys
Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca
Rhipidura leucophrys picata

  • Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys: Mainland Australia, except north
  • Rhipidura leucophrys picata: N Australia (Broome, W Australia to Cape York Peninsula)
  • Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca: Moluccas, New Guinea, Bismarck Arch. and Solomon Islands
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