Order Passeriformes

Family Malaconotidae

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Previously included in Laniidae#R.

  • 13-25 cm.
  • 9 genera, 48 species, 137 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Fry, H. & Bonan, A. (2019). Bush-shrikes (Malaconotidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52357 on 14 December 2019).