Family Bush-shrikes (Malaconotidae)

Endangered

Braun's Bush-shrike (Laniarius brauni)


Taxonomy

French: Gonolek de Braun German: Angolawürger Spanish: Bubú de Braun
Taxonomy:

Laniarius lühderi brauni

Bannerman

, 1939,

Quicolungo, Angola

.

See L. luehderi. Monotypic.

Distribution:

NW Angola (S Uíge and NW Cuanza Norte)#R.

Descriptive notes

17·5 cm; one male 55 g, two females both 54 g. Male has forehead, crown, nape and hindneck chestnut, slightly paler in front and at side; feathers behind nostrils,... read more

Voice

Little known. Includes nasal twanging "tzaanana-tzaanana" and "tszowarrr" notes... read more

Habitat

Undergrowth of degraded secondary forest and gallery forest.

Food and feeding

No information.

Breeding

Said to breed in Mar. No further information.

Movements

No information.

Status and conservation

ENDANGERED. Restricted range species: present in Western Angola EBA. Found only in small area of escarpment forests in NW Angola, where recorded at six localities: Bolongongo... read more

Recommended citation

Fry, H. (2019). Braun's Bush-shrike (Laniarius brauni). 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/60522 on 16 July 2019).