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Ground cuckooshrike

Coracina maxima Photo by Russel Jenkins (Bird Forum) Common name:ground cuckooshrike (en); lagarteiro-da-terra (pt); échenilleur terrestre (fr); oruguero terrestre (es); grundraupenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found throughout the Australian mainland, but especially in the interior.Size:These birds are 31-38 cm long and weigh 124-155 g.Habitat:The ground cuckooshrike is found in open, […]

Ashy cuckoo-shrike

Coracina cinerea Photo by Jonas Rosquist (PBase) Common name:ashy cuckoo-shrike (en); lagarteiro-de-Madagáscar (pt); échenilleur malgache (fr); oruguero Malgache (es); Madagaskarraupenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species isfound throughout the lowland areas of Madagascar and also in the Comoros.Size:These birds are 22-24 cm long and weigh 40-45 g.Habitat:The ashy cuckoo-shrike is mostly found in low to mid-altitude tropical […]

Bar-winged flycatcher-shrike

Hemipus picatus Photo by Mapalagama Premasiri (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:bar-winged flycatcher-shrike (en); largarteiro-de-asa-listada (pt); échenilleur gobemouche (fr); oruguero alibarrado (es); elsterraupenschmätzer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is found from India and Nepal to southern China, and through Indochina into the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo.Size:These birds are 15 cm long and weigh 9-10 g.Habitat:The […]

Petit’s cuckooshrike

Campephaga petiti (Photo from Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Petit’s cuckooshrike (en); lagarteiro-de-Petit (pt); échenilleur de Petit (fr); oruguero de Petit (es); Kongoraupenfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is patchily distributed in central Africa, from Nigeria and Cameroon, through D.R. Congo and into Angola, Uganda and Kenya.Size:These birds are 20 cm long.Habitat:The Petit’s cuckooshrike is mostly found […]

Grey cukooshrike

Coracina caesia Photo by Ian White (Flickr) Common name:grey cuckooshrike (en); lagarteiro-cinzento (pt); échenilleur gris (fr); oruguero gris (es); waldraupenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is patchily distributed in East Africa, from Ethiopia down to eastern and southern South Africa. There is also a population is southern Nigeria and western Cameroon.Size:These birds are 25-27 cm long […]

Reunion cuckooshrike

Coracina newtoni Photo by Theron Seor (Komansava) Common name:Reunion cuckooshrike (en); lagarteiro-da Reunião (pt); tuit-tuit (fr); oruguero de Reunión (es); Newton-raupenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Reunion, in the Indian ocean east of Madagascar. Within the island it is restricted to two very small areas in the north-west,  Plaine d’Affouches […]

Black-faced cuckoo-shrike

Coracina novaehollandiae Photo by Tom Tarrant (Wikipedia) Common name:black-faced cuckoo-shrike (en); lagarteiro-de-face-preta (pt); échenilleur à masque noir (fr); oruguero de cara negra (es); schwarzgesicht-raupenfänger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is found throughout mainland Australia and Tasmania, with some populations migrating north to winter in Papua-New Guinea and Indonesia.Size:These birds are 32-35 cm long and weigh 90-150 […]

White-winged triller

Lalage tricolor Photo by Tony Ashton (Tyto Tony) Common name:white-winged triller (en); lagarteiro d’asa branca (pt); échenilleur tricolore (fr); gorjeador de alas blancas (es); weißflügel-lalage (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found throughout the Australian mainland and in northern Tasmania.Size:These birds are 17-19 cm long and weigh 26 g.Habitat:The white-winged triller is found in dry […]

Scarlet minivet

Pericrocotus flammeus Photo by Abhishek Das (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:scarlet minivet (en); minivete-escarlate (pt); grand minivet (fr); minivete rojo (es); scharlachmennigvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This species if found in southern Asia, from India and Nepal, through Bangladesh and Myanmar and into southern China, Indonesia and the Philippines.Size:These birds are 20-22 cm long and weigh 20-30 g.Habitat:Scarlet minivets are […]

Ashy minivet

Pericrocotus divaricatus (Photo from Flickriver) Common name:ashy minivet (en); minivete-sombrio (pt); minivet cendré (fr); minivete sombrío (es); graumennigvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CampephagidaeRange:This Asian species breeds in south-eastern Russia, north-eastern China, Korea and Japan. They migrate south to winter in Southeast Asia as far south as Indonesia and the Philippines.Size:These birds are 18-20 cm long and weigh 25 g.Habitat:Ashy […]