Palau Fantail

Rhipidura lepida

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fantails (Rhipiduridae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

RHILEP

ITIS

HEAD

Palau Fantail Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Rufous or Rust
  • Forehead Color: Rufous or Rust.
  • Nape Color: Rufous to a rusty chestnut.
  • Throat Color: White above and black below.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Palau Fantail Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18 cm (7 in)
  • Weight: 21-28 g (0.75-1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Rufous or Rust to gray.
  • Upperparts: Rufous or Rust
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Palau Fantail Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 18-22 cm (7-8.6 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark brown with rufous edging.
  • Upper Tail: Rufous or Rust
  • Under Tail: Rufous or Rust
  • Leg Color: Dark gray to black.
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X