Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide
SPANGLED DRONGO: Dicrurus bracteatus
The one species of drongo in Australia
It is a large glossy black bird, with shiny red eyes and a 'fish' tail.
It has several calls, including whistles and scissor like grating.
Many individuals migrate to New Guinea in the winter and return to the lower altitude rainforest to breed in the summer.
Script: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide
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