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  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

 

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A Greater Racket-tailed Drongo with its distinctive shape and elongated tail which is shallowly forked, with the shafts of the two outermost feathers greatly extended and ending in flat rackets (fig.).

 

This medium-sized Asian passerine lives in the forest undergrowth and can be found all over Thailand. Its plumage is completely black with a blue sheen, with a tuft of curved back feathers on its forehead. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo