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28-30 cm: Tail streamers 12cm
Sexes are similar
Acacia scub, dry savannah woodland and bushy grassland. Has also adapted to farmland and human habitation.
Performs aerial displays of diving, loop the loops & "rolling".
The diet includes large insects.
It nests in a scantily lined hole in a tree or building, and lays 3-6 eggs.
The call is a gak sound, or a screeched aaaargh.
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