The mimic!

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The Greater Racket Tailed Drongo, as it is called is an excellent mimic, unusual among birds, this smart fella will mimic many other birds voices and will sound alarm calls to scare others away and use that tactic to steal prey from others!!! Our guide in Bandhavgarh also claimed that they even mimic deer calls and warn other animals when a tiger is on the prowl!

Found across asia, this one has a tail that looks so very pretty and amazing, I always wonder if its tails would get entangled among themselves or on a branch or get stuck in some fork, but nope, this one hops from branch to branch, tree top to tree top with gay abandon. 🙂

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