Northern Puffback

Dryoscopus gambensis - Cubla de Gambie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Malaconotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dryoscopus

  • Species
    :

    gambensis

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 40 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cubla de Gambie
adult
Cubla de Gambie
♀ adult

Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Dryoscopus gambensis gambensis (Senegal and Gambia to Gabon)
  • Dryoscopus gambensis congicus (sw Congo and w DRCongo)
  • Dryoscopus gambensis erythreae (e Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia)
  • Dryoscopus gambensis malzacii (e Cameroon to w Kenya)
  • Dryoscopus gambensis erwini (e DRCongo, sw Uganda, nw Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Cubla de Gambie,
  • Cubla del Gambia,
  • picanço-da-gambia,
  • Gambia-Schneeballwürger,
  • északi pamathátú-gébics,
  • Gambiapoederdonsklauwier,
  • Puffino settentrionale,
  • norddunrygg,
  • Norddunrygg,
  • páperník savanový,
  • ťuhýkovec stromový,
  • Kvastryg,
  • isohuiskulepinkäinen,
  • cubla de Liechtenstein,
  • turniurzyk sawannowy,
  • Гамбийский пухопёрый сорокопут,
  • フクレヤブモズ,
  • 蓬背鵙,
  • 鬆背伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Cubla de Gambie
adult

Habitat

Cubla de Gambie
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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