French: Drongo de Nouvelle-Irlande German: Bandschwanzdrongo Spanish: Drongo de Nueva Irlanda
Other common names:
Quoy and Gaimard
Dorey, New Guinea; error = Port Praslin, New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago
New Ireland, in Bismarck Archipelago.
51–56 cm (up to 63 cm including elongated tail feathers); two birds 129 g, 130 g. Male is black to bluish-black, with strong blue-steel gloss on crown, wings and tail (... read more
Very varied vocalizations, including high-pitched fluty notes, rapid upslurs, low-pitched soft... read more
Primary lowland forest, hill forest, stunted mossy montane forest and tall secondary growth; sea-... read more
Food and feeding
Small invertebrates. Forages mainly in middle stage to canopy, but also, at higher elevations, in substage of mossy forest. Perches upright... read more
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in New Britain and New Ireland EBA. Fairly common to common. Global population trends not evaluated, but believed... read more
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