Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
(aka White-spotted Fantail Rhipidura albogularis)
|It is found in a wide variety
of woodland and forest habitats where it feeds on insects caught
either in the air or on the ground.
It has a short white supercilium and a white line along the throat. Otherwise it is normally sooty-grey. Its long tail, frequently held in a fan, has white tips.
|Subspecies vary in
colouration. The bird in photo 3 had quite a brown mantle and
back compared to the bird in photos 1 and 2 and may be a
It is considered by many authorities to be conspecific with White-spotted Fantail R. albogularis.
There are recordings on xeno-canto and additional information is available via Avibase.
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