Shrikes (Laniidae)

Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) - HBW 13, p. 791

French: Pie-grièche des Teita German: Taitawürger Spanish: Alcaudón de los Taita
Other common names: Teita Fiscal, Taita Fiscal Shrike

Taxonomy: Lanius (Fiscus) dorsalis Cabanis, 1878, Ndi, Teita, Kenya.
Morphology, distribution and vocalizations suggest that this species’ closest relative is L. somalicus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SE Sudan, S Ethiopia and S Somalia (except extreme S coastal zone) S to NE Uganda (Kidepo Valley S to Moroto), NE & E Kenya (absent SE coastal strip from Malindi S to Tanzanian border) and NE Tanzania (lowlands of Serengeti plains E to Kilimanjaro).

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