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Grey-crested helmetshrike

Prionops poliolophus (Photo from Bird Forum) Common name:grey-crested helmetshrike (en); atacador-de-poupa-cinzenta (pt); bagadais à huppe grise (fr); prionopo crestigrís (es); grauschopf-brillenwürger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PrionopidaeRange:This species occurs in a restricted area of south-western Kenya and adjacent areas of northern Tanzania, mostly between lake Victoria and lakes Natron and Eyasi.Size:These birds are 24-26 cm long and weigh […]

White helmetshrike

Prionops plumatus Photo by Ruslou Koorts (Flickr) Common name: white helmetshrike (en); atacador-de-poupa-branca (pt); bagadais casqué (fr); prionopo crestiblanco (es); brillenwürger (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Prionopidae Range: This African species is widespread across much of sub-Saharan Africa, being absent only from parts of Somalia and the lowland forests of west-central Africa. Size: These birds […]