Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)

Purple-throated Cuckoo-shrike (Campephaga quiscalina) - HBW 10, p. 109

French: Échenilleur pourpré German: Purpurraupenfresser Spanish: Oruguero Purpúreo

Taxonomy: Campephaga quiscalina Finsch, 1869, Fanti, Ghana.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • quiscalina Finsch, 1869 - Sierra Leone, S Guinea, N Liberia, S Mali, Ivory Coast, C Ghana, W Togo, C Nigeria, W & SW Cameroon and SW Central African Republic S to PRCongo and Angola.
  • martini (Jackson, 1912) - S Sudan, NE & SE DRCongo, C Uganda, W Kenya and Zambia.
  • munzneri Reichenow, 1915 - E Tanzania.

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