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Spangled Drongo

Dicrurus hottentotus

Description:

I spotted this bird perching after catching a large wasp. The wasp was turned around and held in the beak head first and then crushed before being swallowed whole. The bird then wiped its beak on the perch.

Habitat:

Forested campus

Notes:

These birds have glossy feathers, a crest of long, wire-like feathers on the head and square-ended tail with outer feathers turned in.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Beautiful series

Assam, India

Spotted on Dec 30, 2012
Submitted on Dec 30, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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