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Vangidae

Red-tailed vanga

Calicalicus madagascariensis Photo by Dubi Shapiro (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:red-tailed vanga (en); vanga-de-cauda-ruiva (pt); calicalic malgache (fr); vanga colirrojo (es); rotschwanzvanga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily VangidaeRange:This species is endemic to Madagascar, being found in the north of the country and along the eastern and western coasts.Size:These birds are 13,5-14 cm long and weigh 14-18 g.Habitat:The red-tailed […]

Sickle-billed vanga

Falculea palliata Photo by Dubi Shapiro (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:sickle-billed vanga (en); vanga-de-bico-curvo (pt); falculie mantelĂ©e (fr); vanga piquicurvo (es); sichelschnabelvanga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily VangidaeRange:This species is endemic to Madagascar, being found on the western side of the island.Size: These birds are 32 cm long and weigh 100-120 g.Habitat:The sickle-billed vanga is mostly found in […]

Bernier’s vanga

Oriolia bernieri Photo by Pete Morris (Surfbirds) Common name: Bernier’s vanga (en); vanga-preto (pt); oriolie de Bernier (fr); vanga de Bernier (es); schwarzvanga (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Vangidae Range: This species is endemic to Madagascar, being scarce and patchily distributed in the north-eastern parts of the island, between Marojejy and Zahamena. Size: This medium-sized […]