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Fantail (Family: Dicruridae, Genus: Rhipidura) - Wiki latin dict size=314   common dict size=512
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Fantail (Family: Dicruridae, Genus: Rhipidura) - Wiki

Fantail
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[Photo] Willie Wagtail, Rhipidura leucophrys. An Australian Willie Wagtail singing. Date 28 January 2007. Photo by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:benjamint444

Fantails are small insectivorous birds of southern Asia and Australasia belonging to the genus Rhipidura in the monotypic subfamily Rhipidurinae. Most of the species are about 15 to 18 cm long, specialist aerial feeders, and named as "fantails", but the Australian Willie Wagtail, is a little larger, and though still an expert hunter of insects on the wing, concentrates equally on terrestrial prey.

The true wagtails are part of the genus Motacilla in the family Motacillidae and are not particularly close relatives of the fantails.

Species
Yellow-bellied Fantail, Rhipidura hypoxantha
Blue Fantail, Rhipidura superciliaris
Blue-headed Fantail, Rhipidura cyaniceps
Rufous-tailed Fantail, Rhipidura phoenicura
Black-and-cinnamon Fantail, Rhipidura nigrocinnamomea
White-throated Fantail, Rhipidura albicollis
- Spot-breasted Fantail, Rhipidura (albicollis) albogularis
White-bellied Fantail, Rhipidura euryura
White-browed Fantail, Rhipidura aureola
Pied Fantail, Rhipidura javanica
Spotted Fantail, Rhipidura perlata
Willie Wagtail, Rhipidura leucophrys
Brown-capped Fantail, Rhipidura diluta
Northern Fantail, Rhipidura rufiventris
Cinnamon-tailed Fantail, Rhipidura fuscorufa
Cockerell's Fantail or White-winged Fantail, Rhipidura cockerelli
Sooty Thicket-Fantail, Rhipidura threnothorax
Black Thicket-Fantail, Rhipidura maculipectus
White-bellied Thicket-Fantail, Rhipidura leucothorax
Black Fantail, Rhipidura atra
Chestnut-bellied Fantail, Rhipidura hyperythra
Friendly Fantail, Rhipidura albolimbata
Mangrove Fantail, Rhipidura phasiana
Grey Fantail, Rhipidura fuliginosa
- Lord Howe Fantail, Rhipidura fuliginosa cervina - extinct (c.1925)
Brown Fantail, Rhipidura drownei
Dusky Fantail, Rhipidura tenebrosa
Rennell Fantail, Rhipidura rennelliana
Streaked Fantail, Rhipidura spilodera
Kandavu Fantail, Rhipidura personata
Samoan Fantail, Rhipidura nebulosa
Dimorphic Fantail, Rhipidura brachyrhyncha
Rusty-bellied Fantail or Rusty-flanked Fantail, Rhipidura teysmanni
Tawny-backed Fantail or Cinnamon-backed Fantail, Rhipidura superflua
Streaky-breasted Fantail, Rhipidura dedemi
Long-tailed Fantail, Rhipidura opistherythra
Palau Fantail, Rhipidura lepida
Rufous-backed Fantail, Rhipidura rufidorsa
Bismarck Fantail, Rhipidura dahli
Matthias Fantail, Rhipidura matthiae
Malaita Fantail, Rhipidura malaitae
Pohnpei Fantail, Rhipidura kubaryi
Rufous Fantail, Rhipidura rufifrons
- Guam Rufous Fantail, Rhipidura rufifrons uraniae - extinct (1984)
Manus Fantail, Rhipidura semirubra

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