Many-colored bushshrike

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Many-colored bushshrike
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Malaconotidae
Genus: Chlorophoneus
C. multicolor
Binomial name
Chlorophoneus multicolor
(Gray, 1845)

Telophorus multicolor
Malaconotus multicolor

The many-colored bushshrike or many-coloured bushshrike (Chlorophoneus multicolor) is a species of bird in the bushshrike family, Malaconotidae.

It is found in West Africa and also in western, northern parts of Central Africa and the eastern Congo Basin. The black-fronted bushshrike (C. nigrifrons) of southern and eastern Africa is sometimes included in this species.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chlorophoneus multicolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  • Sinclair, Ian & Ryan, Peter (2003) Birds of Africa south of the Sahara, Struik, Cape Town.