Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Malaconotus
Family: Malaconotidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
blanchoti
NOTES

A large bird with a heavy bill. Grows to about 27 cm. Secretive and more often heard than seen. Eats insects and small reptiles. Nest a loosely built basin set in the upper branches of bushes or small trees.


AUTHORITY
Stephens, 1826
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The overall appearance is yellow but the top of the head and the neck are grey
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Grey headed bush shrike
Spookvoel
Shrike
Habitat
NOTES: Prefers dense bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Malaconotus hypopyrrhus



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