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Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus atrocaereleus   - Nesting
Spangled Drongo
Photographer : © Simon van der Meulen
Location :Weda Forest, Halmahera, Indonesia
Date : 3 October 2016
English synonyms:Hair-crested Drongo, Morotai Drongo (morotensis), Morotai Spangled Drongo (morotensis), Halmahera Drongo (atrocaeruleus), Halmahera Spangled Drongo (atrocaeruleus), Bacan Drongo, Bacan Spangled Drongo, Buru Drongo (buruensis), Buru Spangled Drongo (buruensis), Seram Drongo (amboinensis), Seram Spangled Drongo (amboinensis)
Bird Family :Dicrurini - Drongos
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :This species has been split into Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus, Wallacean Drongo (Dicrurus densus) and Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus.

The distribution in the Oriental Region of Spangled Drongo by subspecies is
amboinensis: Seram, Ambon, Haruku and Saparua (South Moluccas)
buruensis: Buru I. (Southwest Moluccas)
morotensis: Morotai I. (North Moluccas)
atrocaeruleus: Halmahera and Bacan Is. (North Moluccas)

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