Black fantail

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Black fantail
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.22742 1 - Rhipidura atra atra Salvadori, 1876 - Monarchidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Rhipiduridae
Genus: Rhipidura
R. atra
Binomial name
Rhipidura atra
Salvadori, 1876

The black fantail (Rhipidura atra) is a species of bird in the family Rhipiduridae. It is found in the highlands of New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Rhipidura atra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.