Bird Families of the World


Bushshrikes are shrike-like birds endemic to sub-Saharan Africa. They are able predators of large insects and small vertebrates.

The family is Malaconotidae.

There are 50 species placed in 7 genera.

So far I have photographed 19 different species.

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Updated 16/04/2020


Dryoscopus I have photographed 3 species in this genus


Laniarius I have photographed 8 species in this genus


Tchagra I have photographed 3 species in this genus


Telophorus I have photographed 2 species in this genus


Genus Various Photographed 3 species in the following genera

Rhodophoneus with 1 specie (1)
Malaconotus with 6 specie (1)
Nilaus with 1 specie (1)