Passeriformes

Bush-shrikes (Malaconotidae)

HBW 14, p. 50

  • Small to medium-sized passerines with robust, usually hooked and toothed bill, and long, lax and erectile rump feathers; plumage black, black and white, or boldly patterned mainly in green, yellow or russet and scarlet; several polymorphic.
  • Africa, one species also in southern Arabia.
  • Woodland, scrub and forest, often in farmland and gardens; several species in shrubby grassland, thornveld and semi-desert.
  • 8 genera, 49 species, 138 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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8 genera, 49 species

497 files covering
8 genera (100%)
44 species (90%)

 

    198 videos covering
8 genera (100%)
30 species (61%)
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8 genera (100%)
44 species (90%)
    42 sound recordings covering
7 genera (88%)
24 species (49%)
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