Buchanga coerulescens

Buchanga coerulescens, Lin.

281. :- Dicrurus coerulescens, Lin. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 432; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 465 ; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 394 ; Swinhoe and Barnes, Central India; Ibis, p. 66.

THE WHITE-BELLIED DRONGO.

Length, 9.5 ; wing, 4.75 ; tail, 5 ; tarsus, 0.8 ; bill at front, 0.7.

Bill black; irides lake ; legs black.

Upper plumage, wings, and tail, black, with a blue gloss; chin, throat, and breast, iron-grey; abdomen and lower tail-coverts white.

With the exception of Sind; the White-bellied Drongo occurs sparingly throughout the region.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Buchanga coerulescens
Spp Author: 
Lin.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
155
Common name: 
White Bellied Drongo
M_ID: 
19596
M_CN: 
White-bellied Drongo
M_SN: 
Dicrurus caerulescens
id: 
11498

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