Uluguru bushshrike

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Uluguru bushshrike
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Malaconotidae
Genus: Malaconotus
Species: M. alius
Binomial name
Malaconotus alius
Friedmann, 1927

The Uluguru bushshrike (Malaconotus alius) is a species of rare bird occurring only in the Uluguru Mountains in Tanzania. It was discovered in 1926 and was known to be confined to a single site in the Uluguru North Forest Reserve of about 84 km². However, in March 2007, a team of Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania discovered its presence in the Uluguru South Forest Reserve in Morogoro Region.[2]

See also[edit]

Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Malaconotus alius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Rare birds found in Uluguru Mountains

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