Mindanao blue fantail

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Mindanao blue fantail
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Rhipiduridae
Genus: Rhipidura
Species: R. superciliaris
Binomial name
Rhipidura superciliaris
(Sharpe, 1877)

The Mindanao blue fantail (Rhipidura superciliaris) is a species of bird in the family Rhipiduridae. It is one of 47 species in the genus Rhipidura.

It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was previously conspecific with the Visayan blue fantail.


  • Sánchez-González, L.A., and R.G. Moyle. 2011. Molecular systematic and species limits in the Philippine fantails (Aves: Rhipidura). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 290-299