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|Lesser Racket-Tailed Drongo|
Size: 25 cm
Location: Fraser’s Hill (Pahang)
Look for diagnostic thin ‘racket’ in tail.
Like other drongos, a variety of whistles; also mimics other bird calls.
A mountain species that begin to appear where the Greater disappear, i.e. from 800m and upwards the tree limit; and also reported in the lowlands. Usually seen sitting passively in the middle storey of the dark primary forest. It also joins mixed feeding flocks, the so-called bird waves.
Oriental region. Alocally fairly common resident in parts of the mainland and montane Peninsular Malaysia.
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