Greater Racket-tailed Drongo caught a cicada

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Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus) is primarily insectivorous. It feeds on grasshoppers, locusts, butterflies, moths, beetles, termites and bees.

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Johnny Wee has now added cicada to its insect menu (see the 4 images in this post).

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These insects are taken on the wing LINK. The drongo swoops down from a high perch to return with the prey.

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It also takes nectar, small frogs and lizards.

Johnny Wee
Singapore
29th January 2017

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