Archbold's newtonia

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Archbold's newtonia
Archbold's newtonia (Newtonia archboldi).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Newtonia
N. archboldi
Binomial name
Newtonia archboldi
Delacour & Berlioz, 1931

The Archbold's newtonia (Newtonia archboldi) is a species of bird in the family Vangidae. It is endemic to Madagascar.

The name commemorates the New Guinea explorer and ornithologist Richard Archbold.[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Newtonia archboldi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 28.