Wallacean drongo

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Wallacean drongo
Wallacean Drongo (Dicrurus densus) (8074119894) (cropped).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Dicruridae
Genus: Dicrurus
Species: D. densus
Binomial name
Dicrurus densus
(Bonaparte, 1850)

The Wallacean drongo or Greater Wallacean drongo (Dicrurus densus) is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It can be found in the countries of Indonesia and East Timor.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Conservation Status[edit]

The Wallacean drongo has a very large range and does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion. Its extent of occurrence is greater than 20,000 km2. The population trend is not known but it is not believed to be declining sufficiently rapidly, and the population size is believed to be large enough for it to not qualify as Vulnerable using the population size criterion. For these reasons the species is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN.[2]


The following six subspecies are recognized:[3]


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