Chabert vanga

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Chabert vanga
Artemie de Chabert Leptoptérus chabert 1.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Leptopterus
Bonaparte, 1854
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 forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.[1] Its name comes from a rendition of its call.[2]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International. 2016. Leptopterus chabert. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22708046A94147282. Downloaded on 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b "English Name Updates". IOC World Bird List. Archived from the original on 2011-11-07. Retrieved 1 November 2011.
  3. ^ "ITIS Report: Leptoterus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 8 August 2014.