Western Wattled Cuckoo-shrike (Lobotos lobatus) - HBW 10, p. 109
French: Échenilleur à barbillons
German: Westlicher Lappenraupenfresser
Spanish: Oruguero Carunculado
Other common names: Ghana Cuckoo-shrike; Wattled Cuckoo-shrike (when treated as conspecific with L. oriolinus)
Taxonomy: Ceblepyris lobatus Temminck, 1824, Sierra Leone; error = Ghana.
Genus often merged with Campephaga, but separation appears justified on basis of colourful plumage, facial wattles, and sexual plumage similarity. Forms a superspecies with L. oriolinus; sometimes regarded as conspecific, but male plumages distinct. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Sierra Leone and SE Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and SW Ghana.
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The Wattled Cuckoo shrike was found by James of Ashanti African Tours, it caused James to dance...The bird was feeding high in t
Locality Central Region, Ghana
rekel 17 December 2010 2 years ago 2.4
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