Hook-billed vanga

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Hook-billed vanga
Hook-billed vanga female vanga curvirostris.jpg
Vanga curvirostris nesting in Anjajavy Forest
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Vanga
Vieillot, 1816
Species: V. curvirostris
Binomial name
Vanga curvirostris
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The hook-billed vanga (Vanga curvirostris) is a species of bird in the family Vangidae. 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.

The black-crested bulbul was originally described in the genus Vanga (as Vanga Flaviventris).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Vanga curvirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Pycnonotus flaviventris - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-03-11.