Grand Comoro drongo

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Grand Comoro drongo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Dicruridae
Genus: Dicrurus
Species: D. fuscipennis
Binomial name
Dicrurus fuscipennis

The Grand Comoro drongo (Dicrurus fuscipennis) is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It is endemic to Comoros.

The bird is glossy black with some matte brown contrasts and a forked tail. It is approximately 24 cm long and has a black bill and legs. It feeds on fruit and large insects such as cockroaches, grasshoppers, beetles and mantes.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, pastureland, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

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