Turati's boubou

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Turati's boubou
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Malaconotidae
Genus: Laniarius
Species: L. turatii
Binomial name
Laniarius turatii
(Verreaux, 1858)

The Turati's boubou (Laniarius turatii) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family. It is found in Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is moist savanna.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorates the Milanese banker Ercole Turati (1829-1881) who also collected natural history specimens.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Laniarius turatii". 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. 344.