Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)

White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina pectoralis) - HBW 10, p. 83

French: Échenilleur à ventre blanc German: Weißbrust-Raupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero Pechiblanco
Other common names: Grey-throated/Black-chested Cuckoo-shrike

Taxonomy: Graucalus pectoralis Jardine and Selby, 1828, Sierra Leone.
Sometimes considered to form a superspecies with C. caesia, from which usually separated by altitude; the two are perhaps better treated as forming a species group, because plumages notably different. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Senegal S to Sierra Leone and E to W Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda and W Kenya, and from S DRCongo, Rwanda, Burundi and W & S Tanzania S to Angola, N Namibia, N Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and extreme NE South Africa.

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