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Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus hottentottus  
Hair-crested Drongo
Photographer : © Subharanjan Sen
Location :Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 5 January 2013
English synonyms:Spangled Drongo, Bornean Blue Drongo (borneensis), Bornean Spangled Drongo (borneensis), Javan Drongo (jentincki, faberi, termeuleni), Javan Spangled Drongo (jentincki, faberi, termeuleni), Sumatran Drongo (sumatranus), Sumatran Spangled Drongo (sumatranus), Mentawai Drongo (viridinitens), Mentawai Spangled Drongo (viridinitens), Sulu Drongo (suluensis), Sulu Spangled Drongo (suluensis), White-eyed Drongo (leucops, banggaiensis), White-eyed Spangled Drongo (leucops, banggaiensis), Sula Drongo (pectoralis), Sula Spangled Drongo (pectoralis), Obi Drongo (guillemardi), Obi Spangled Drongo (guillemardi), Cuyo Drongo (cuyensis), Cuyo Spangled Drongo (cuyensis), Palawan Drongo (palawanensis), Palawan Spangled Drongo (palawanensis), Short-tailed Drongo (striatus, samarensis)
Bird Family :Dicrurini - Drongos
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :This species has been split into Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus and Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus. Here we follow the arrangement in
Dickinson, E. C. & Christidis, L. Jr., Editors (2013) The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World 4th edition, Vol. 2 Passerines. Aves Press, Eastbourne, UK
except for separating out Sumatran Drongo Dicrurus sumatranus,
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