Monteiro's bushshrike

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Monteiro's Bushshrike
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Illustration (upper bird)
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Malaconotidae
Genus: Malaconotus
Species: M. monteiri
Binomial name
Malaconotus monteiri
(Sharpe, 1870)

Monteiro's Bushshrike (Malaconotus monteiri) is a species of bird in the bush-shrike family (Malaconotidae). It is found in Angola and Cameroon.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is probably threatened by habitat loss like other birds in its range, but its actual status remains unknown due to its elusiveness.

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