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Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Scientific name: Dicrurus paradiseus
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Dicruridae

The Greater Racket-tailed Drongo is a resident bird in tropical southern Asia from Kashmir, India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia & Singapore. This species is usually found in broadleaved forest. It's tail is long and shallowly forked, with the shafts of the two outermost feathers greatly extended and ending in the rackets which give this species its name.

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/160s f/8.0 at 420mm (EF 300mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 1600 full exif

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