Velvet-mantled drongo

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Velvet-mantled drongo
Velvet-mantled Drongo from Canopy Walkway - Kakum NP - Ghana 14 S4E1498.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Dicruridae
Genus: Dicrurus
Species: D. modestus
Binomial name
Dicrurus modestus
Hartlaub, 1849

The velvet-mantled drongo (Dicrurus modestus) is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It is found in Nigeria, and Ghana, to Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Príncipe, where the latter is sometimes considered a distinct species.