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Crow‑billed Drongo Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dicrurus annectans
Family : Dicruridae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Crow‑billed Drongo is a stocky,glossy black bird with a heavy bill.It is entirely glossy black in color along with widely splayed tail tip which is not too deeply forked.It has extensive rictal bristles,deep brown irises,stout black bill and black legs and claws.The juvenile has a brownish-black back along with white spots on the belly and breast having ashy-grey flanks. It is an agile and active bird that feeds on insects, often catching them in mid-air. The species is generally found in forested areas, from lowland rainforests to montane forests, and is known for its melodious and varied vocalizations. The conservation status of the Crow-billed Drongo is currently listed as Least Concern
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: rachcmy(www.inaturalist.org/people/rachcmy),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.