Crow-billed Drongo (Dicrurus annectans) - HBW 14, p. 212
French: Drongo à gros bec
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Sighting of first-winter male perching on the branch of a Ficus religiosa. Locality Bidadari Cemetery, Singapore (Monotypic species)
Ng Wen Qing 27 October 2013 12 weeks ago 30 sec 3.5
A bird perched on a powerline. Locality Kaeng Krachan National Park, Western Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 15 November 2010 3 years ago 14 sec 3.3
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