Grauer's cuckooshrike

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Grauer's cuckooshrike
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. graueri
Binomial name
Coracina graueri
Neumann, 1908

The Grauer's cuckooshrike (Coracina graueri) is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The name commemorates the German zoologist Rudolf Grauer who collected natural history specimens in the Belgian Congo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Coracina graueri". 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. 94.