African shrike-flycatcher

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African shrike-flycatcher
African Shrike-flycatcher specimen RWD.jpg
Male specimen at Nairobi National Museum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Megabyas
Verreaux & Verreaux, 1855
Species:
M. flammulatus
Binomial name
Megabyas flammulatus
(Verreaux & Verreaux, 1855)
Synonyms

Bias flammulatus

The African shrike-flycatcher (Megabyas flammulatus) is a species of bird in the Vangidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Megabyas.[2] It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Megabyas flammulatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Harris, Tony; Franklin, Kim (2010). Shrikes and Bush-shrikes. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 39. ISBN 978-1-4081-3457-3.

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