Drongos (Dicruridae)

Crow-billed Drongo (Dicrurus annectans) - HBW 14, p. 212

French: Drongo à gros bec German: Krähendrongo Spanish: Drongo Picogordo

Taxonomy: Bhuchanga annectans Hodgson, 1836, Nepal.
Earlier theory that this is a relatively ancient form, with close resemblance to D. macrocercus, not supported by recent DNA studies, which suggest comparatively recent separation from D. paradiseus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds NE Indian Subcontinent (Himalayan foothills E from Uttarakhand), N & C Myanmar, S China (Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan), N Thailand and N & C Indochina. Non-breeding far NE India, Bangladesh, probably S China, and S SE Asia S to Sumatra and W Java.

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