Bush-shrikes (Malaconotidae)

Three-streaked Tchagra (Tchagra jamesi) - HBW 14, p. 91

French: Tchagra de James German: Somalitschagra Spanish: Chagra de James
Other common names: James's Tchagra

Taxonomy: Telephonus jamesi Shelley, 1885, Goolis Mountains, Somalia.
Forms a superspecies with T. australis and T. tchagra; has hybridized with former. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • jamesi ( Shelley, 1885) - extreme SE Sudan, NE Uganda, S Ethiopia, Somalia, N & E Kenya (except coast) and extreme NE Tanzania.
  • mandanus ( Neumann, 1903) - islands of Lamu and Manda and adjacent Kenya coast (W to Witu and R Tana delta).

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