French: Pie-grièche à dos roux German: Rostbürzelwürger Spanish: Alcaudón de Emin
Central Africa = Langomeri, Uganda
N Ivory Coast E discontinuously to S South Sudan, NE DRCongo and N Uganda.
14–16 cm; 23·5 g. The smallest Lanius shrike. Male has black facial mask extending narrowly over base of bill, bordered above by thin whitish... read more
Song consists of a short and rapid series of a few simple varied whistles, e.g. “tweet-u-wee-u-weet... read more
Little studied. Grassland savanna with bushes, grass-covered open woodland and forest clearings;... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivorous. Stomach contents included beetles (Coleoptera), mantises (Mantodea) and small Orthoptera. Solitary or in small groups of 4... read more
Starts in Mar–Apr (at beginning of rains) in DRCongo, where juveniles seen in Jul; possible breeding also Mar–Apr in Sudan;... read more
Little known. Apparently resident, with no evidence of regular movements. A few observations,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Little information available. Generally uncommon to rare; global population estimated at fewer than 70,000. Range not small, estimated 130,000 km... read more
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