(790) Dissemurus paradiseus otiosus.
The Andaman Racket-tailed Drongo.
Dissemurus paradiseus otiosus Richmond, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., xxv, p. 291 (1902) (Andamans).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. A large bird with no crest, a long and very powerful bill and a long tail with broad rackets up to 70 mm. in length.
Measurements, Wing 152 to 167 mm., average 162 mm.; tail up to 450 mm.; culmen 29 to 34 and averaging over 32 mm.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.