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Dicrurus ludwigii saturnus 

Actual scientific name :   Dicrurus ludwigii saturnus 
Old scientific name :   Dicrurus ludwigi ludwigi 
French name :   Drongo de Ludwig
English name :   Square-tailed Drongo
Vernacular name :  
Mutengu (Kibemba) ; Kitengu (Kiluba); Ntempa mabondo (Tshiluba); Kitengwe (Kitabwa)

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Description :   Distinguished from its cousin the Fork-tailed drongo by its less deeply forked tail, its rounder and smaller head and its red rather than brownish eye.  
Habitat :   Prefers denser forests and avoids open areas. Less common in Katanga than its cousin D. adsimilis. 
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Diet :   Insectivorous.  
Life history :   Nidification takes place around September. 
Distribution in Katanga :   view map  
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