Grey-headed Bushshrike

Malaconotus blanchoti - Gladiateur de Blanchot

Gladiateur de Blanchot
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Malaconotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Malaconotus

  • Species
    :

    blanchoti

Descriptor

Stephens, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 65 à 99 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grey-headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Malaconotus blanchoti approximans (e Ethiopia and Somalia to n Tanzania)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti blanchoti (Senegal and Gambia to n Cameroon)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti catharoxanthus (n Cameroon to Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda and w Kenya)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti hypopyrrhus (Tanzania to South Africa)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti interpositus (Angola, se DRCongo and w Zambia)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti citrinipectus (sw Angola and n Namibia)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti extremus (e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Gladiateur de Blanchot,
  • Gladiador cabecigrís,
  • Picanço-de-cabeça-cinzenta,
  • Graukopfwürger,
  • szürkefejű bozótgébics,
  • Spookklauwier,
  • Averla di macchia testagrigia,
  • Gråhuvad busktörnskata,
  • Gråhodebuskvarsler,
  • mäsiarik sivohlavý,
  • ťuhýkovec šedohlavý,
  • Gråhovedet Skovtornskade,
  • harmaapäälepinkäinen,
  • Spookvoël,
  • gladiador capgrís,
  • dzierzbik szarogłowy,
  • Сероголовый кустарниковый сорокопут,
  • オオヤブモズ,
  • 灰头丛鵙,
  • 灰頭叢伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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