Magpie Shrike

Urolestes melanoleucus - Corvinelle noir et blanc

Corvinelle noir et blanc
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Laniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Urolestes

  • Species
    :

    melanoleucus

Descriptor

Jardine, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 55 à 97 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Urolestes melanoleucus aequatorialis (sw Kenya and Tanzania)
  • Urolestes melanoleucus expressus (se Zimbabwe to s Mozambique, Swaziland and e South Africa)
  • Urolestes melanoleucus melanoleucus (s Angola and ne Namibia to s Zambia, c Zimbabwe, n Mozambique and n South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Corvinelle noir et blanc,
  • Alcaudón pío,
  • Picanço-rabilongo,
  • Elsterwürger,
  • szarkagébics,
  • Eksterklauwier,
  • Averla gazza,
  • Skattörnskata,
  • Skjærevarsler,
  • strakoš stračí,
  • ťuhýk stračí,
  • Broget Tornskade,
  • mustaharakkalepinkäinen,
  • Langstertlaksman,
  • botxí garser,
  • dzierzbal srokaty,
  • Сорочий сорокопут,
  • シロクロオナガモズ,
  • 白肩鹊鵙,
  • 白肩長尾鵲伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Illustration

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