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  • noun Plural form of drongo.


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  • For starters they are referred to as "drongos" and the aim is to get them out of the company as quickly as possible.

    unknown title 2009

  • Maybe the drongos are just messing with the other birds.

    Spa©e headz Jon Scieszka 2010

  • Maybe the drongos find more insects by hanging out with the other birds whose songs they mimic.

    Spa©e headz Jon Scieszka 2010

  • Apart from those species particularly associated with the sea and wetlands, there is also a considerable variety of forest birds such as woodpeckers, barbets, shrikes, drongos, mynahs, minivets, babblers and many others.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh 2009

  • And the swallows are sharing their sleep with drongos and hammerkops, babblers and jacanas, all African birds flying to their places through the same air.

    A Year on the Wing TIM DEE 2009

  • But the dhimmi, dimwit drongos at the BBC and Guardian REALLY get on my wick.

    "This Fascist element in our community" Laban 2006

  • MICHAEL WARE, CNN CORRESPONDENT: If it wasn't Australian magazine or a Web site that leaked, there were a bunch of galahs, a bunch of drongos, to use the Australian vernacular.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2008 2008

  • Maybe even higher on the bile quotient are the drongos at Ridiculous politics who will blog about a Tory not putting a stamp on a letter, but have, as far as I can see, never knowingly criticised the most incompetent and corrupt government in UK history - which we have had the misfortune to suffer for the last 9 years.

    Archive 2006-09-01 Praguetory 2006

  • Those lame-brained drongos in the EU have spent the last few decades dismantling our arrangements for dealing with toxic waste and replacing it with, er… absolutely nothing.

    Read this and weep Richard 2004

  • One can only deal with this in increasingly acerbic terms: haven't these drongos heard of the EU treaties?

    Reversing the drivers of regulation? Richard 2004


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