Chabert vanga

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Chabert vanga
Artemie de Chabert Leptoptérus chabert 1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Leptopterus
Bonaparte, 1854
Species: L. chabert
Binomial name
Leptopterus chabert
(Müller, 1776)
Chabert vanga near Toliara, SW Madagascar

The chabert vanga (Leptopterus chabert), also erroneously called "Chabert's vanga",[2] is a species of bird in the family Vangidae. It is monotypic within the genus Leptopterus.[3] It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1] Its name comes from a rendition of its call.[2]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Leptopterus chabert". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "English Name Updates". IOC World Bird List. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "ITIS Report: Leptoterus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 8 August 2014.