Ashy Drongo


Scientific Name: Dicrurus leucophaeus
Common Name: Ashy Drongo, white-cheeked drongo
Other Names:  Grey drongo, Indian grey drongo, pale drongo

Identifying Features:  Red eyes, ash-grey body, sharply forked long tail

Fun Facts:

  • They are considered as fearless birds. They can attack even larger species if their nests or young ones are threatened.
  • They execute astonishing twists and turns in air with great skill and speed. Hence, considered as one of the magnificent fliers.


This image was clicked by Koshy Koshy – via Flickr.

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