White-browed Fantail

Scientific Name: Rhipidura aureola
Common Name: White-browed Fantail

Identifying Features: white throat, white eye-brow, brown-grey upperparts, white spots on the wings, whitish underparts, fan-shaped tail edged in white

Fun Facts:

  • The species ranges from eastern Pakistan to southern Indochina. It is found in forest and other woodland.
  • Three eggs are laid in a small cup nest in a tree. The white-browed fantail is insectivorous, and often fans its tail as it moves through the undergrowth.


This image was clicked by Koshy Koshy – via Flickr.

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