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Magpie Shrike

Urolestes melanoleucus (Jardine, 1831)

The Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus), also known as the African Long-tailed Shrike, is a species of bird in the Laniidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Urolestes. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Laniidae
Genus:
  Urolestes

Scientific:
  Urolestes melanoleucus

Citation:
  (Jardine, 1831)

Reference:
  Edinb.J.Nat.Geogr.Sci. n.s. 1 no.4 p.209

Protonym:
  Lanius melanoleucus

Avibase ID:
  56A7F384E82F5B76

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/56A7F384

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916252

Geographic range:

  • Urolestes melanoleucus [melanoleucus or angolensis]: Africa south of the Zambezi River to eastern Angola and north central South Africa
  • Urolestes melanoleucus aequatorialis: E Africa (north of the Zambezi River) north to Kenya
  • Urolestes melanoleucus expressus: southeastern Zimbabwe to northeastern South Africa (Mpumalanga and northeastern KwaZulu-Natal), eastern Swaziland, and southern Mozambique
English:
Magpie Shrike
Czech:
ťuhýk stračí
German:
Elsterwürger
Danish:
Broget Tornskade
Spanish:
Alcaudón Pío
Finnish:
mustaharakkalepinkäinen
French:
Corvinelle noir et blanc
Italian:
Averla gazza
Japanese:
shirokuroonagamozu
Japanese:
シロクロオナガモズ
Dutch:
Eksterklauwier
Norwegian:
Skjærevarsler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skjorvarslar
Polish:
dzierzbal srokaty
Portuguese:
Picanço-rabilongo
Russian:
Сорочий сорокопут
Slovak:
strakoš stračí
Swedish:
skattörnskata
Ukrainian:
Сорокопуд строкатий
Chinese:
白肩鹊鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Corvinelle noir et blanc ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Corvinelle noir et blanc ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Magpie-Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Magpie Shrike ( Urolestes melanoleucus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Corvinella melanoleuca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Corvinella melanoleuca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Corvinella melanoleuca [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Magpie Shrike ( Corvinella melanoleuca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Corvinella melanoleuca [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Urolestes melanoleucus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Langstertlaksman
Catalan: botxí garser
Czech: Tuhýk strací, ťuhýk stračí
Danish: Broget Tornskade
German: Elsterwürger, Rennschmätzer
English: African Longtailed Shrike, Eastern Long-tailed Shrike, Longtailed Shrike, Long-tailed Shrike, Magpie Shrike, Magpie-Shrike
English (IOC): Magpie Shrike
English (Kenya): Magpie Shrike
Spanish: Alcaudón Pío, Alcaudón Urraca
Spanish (Spain): Alcaudón Pío
Spanish (HBW): Magpie Shrike
Estonian: harakõgija
Finnish: Mustaharakkalepinkäinen
French: Corvinelle noir et blanc
Hungarian: szarkagébics
Italian: Averla gazza
Japanese: shirokuroonagamozu
Japanese: シロクロオナガモズ
Kwangali: Muruli
Scientific: Corvinella melanoleuca, Corvinella melanoleucus, Lanius melanoleucus, Urolestes melanoleuca, Urolestes melanoleucus, Urolestes melanoleucus melanoleucus
Lithuanian: dryžoji medšarkė
Dutch: Eksterklauwier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skjorvarslar
Norwegian: Skjærevarsler
Polish: dzierzbal srokaty
Portuguese: Picanço-rabilongo
Russian: Сорочий сорокопут
Slovak: strakoš stračí
Swedish: Skattörnskata
Swahili: Mbwigu Mweusi-mweupe
Tswana: Motsilodi
Tsonga: Ncilongi
Ukrainian: Сорокопуд строкатий
Chinese: 白肩鹊鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 白肩長尾鵲伯勞
Zulu: umQonqotho

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