Crested Drongo Dicrurus forficatus
(aka Madagascar Crested Drongo)
Crested Drongo, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar, November 2016 - click for larger image

November 2016

The Crested Drongo is endemic to Madagascar and the Comoros. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in primary and secondary forest as well as woodland even with only a few scattered trees.

It feeds on insects, spiders, small vertebrates such as chameleons and also fruit. It is usually seen on a perch from which it sallies to catch insect prey.

Crested Drongo, Berenty, Madagascar, November 2016 - click for larger image

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