(delhibirdpix) Hair-crested Drongo / Spangled Drongo

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Raj Kamal Phukan

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Apr 23, 2010, 7:50:12 AM4/23/10
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Are the Hair-crested Drongo and the Spangled Drongo alternative names for the same species i.e. Dicrurus hottentottus or are they two different species?

 

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Amitava Misra

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Apr 23, 2010, 9:04:10 AM4/23/10
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They are the same.

See Sumit Sen's excellent article on IOC name changes at:

http://www.kolkatabirds.com/iocnamechanges.htm

Truly

Amitava Misra
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