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Grey-headed Bushshrike

Malaconotus blanchoti Stephens, 1826

The Grey-headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family. It is found throughout Sub-Saharan Africa in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and moist savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Malaconotidae
Genus:
  Malaconotus

Scientific:
  Malaconotus blanchoti

Citation:
  Stephens, 1826

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 13 pt2 p.161

Protonym:
  Malaconotus blanchoti

Avibase ID:
  641068BB618346AB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/641068BB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560944

Geographic range:

  • Malaconotus blanchoti blanchoti: Senegal to n Nigeria and n Cameroon
  • Malaconotus blanchoti catharoxanthus: N Cameroon to Eritrea, n Ethiopia, Uganda and w Kenya
  • Malaconotus blanchoti interpositus: Angola to w Zambia
  • Malaconotus blanchoti citrinipectus: Namibia (n Ovamboland to Cuene Valley)
  • Malaconotus blanchoti approximans: S Ethiopia to Somalia, Kenya and n Tanzania
  • Malaconotus blanchoti hypopyrrhus: Rwanda to Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and ne S Africa
  • Malaconotus blanchoti extremus: SE Cape Province
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English:
Grey-headed Bushshrike
Czech:
ťuhýkovec šedohlavý
German:
Graukopfwürger
Danish:
Gråhovedet Skovtornskade
Spanish:
Gladiador Cabecigrís
Finnish:
harmaapäälepinkäinen
French:
Gladiateur de Blanchot
Italian:
Averla di macchia testagrigia
Japanese:
ooyabumozu
Japanese:
オオヤブモズ
Dutch:
Spookklauwier
Norwegian:
Gråhodebuskvarsler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråhovudbuskvarslar
Polish:
dzierzbik szaroglowy
Portuguese:
Pincanco de cabeca cinzenta
Russian:
Седоголовый саванный сорокопут
Slovak:
mäsiarik sivohlavý
Swedish:
gråhuvad busktörnskata
Ukrainian:
Гладіатор сіроголовий
Chinese:
灰头丛鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Malaconotus [blanchoti or monteiri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Spookvoel, Spookvoël
Catalan: gladiador capgrís
Czech: Tuhýk šedohlavý, ťuhýkovec šedohlavý
Danish: Gråhovedet Busktornskade, Gråhovedet Skovtornskade
German: Graukopfwürger, Graukopf-Würger
English: Gray headed Bushshrike, Gray-headed Bush Shrike , Gray-headed Bushrike, Gray-headed Bushshrike, Gray-headed Bush-Shrike, Grey headed Bushshrike, Greyheaded Bush Shrike, Grey-headed Bush Shrike, Grey-headed Bushrike, Grey-headed Bushshrike, Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
English (IOC): Grey-headed Bushshrike
English (Kenya): Grey-headed Bushshrike
Spanish: Gladiador Cabecigrís, Gladiador de Cabeza Gris
Spanish (Spain): Gladiador cabecigrís
Spanish (HBW): Gray-headed Bushshrike
Estonian: hallpea-pagulind
Finnish: Harmaapäälepinkäinen
French: Gladiateur de Blanchot, Pie-grièche de Blanchot, Pie-grièche verte à tête grise
Hungarian: szürkefejű bozótgébics
Italian: Averla di Blanchot, Averla di macchia testagrigia
Japanese: ooyabumozu
Japanese: オオヤブモズ
Scientific: Malacanotus blanchoti, Malaconotus blanchoti, Malaconotus blanchoti blanchoti, Malaconotus hypopyrrhus, Malaconotus poliocephalus
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvė krūmyninė medšarkė
Dutch: Spookklauwier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråhovudbuskvarslar
Norwegian: Gråhodebuskvarsler
Polish: dzierzbik szaroglowy, dzierzbik szarogłowy
Portuguese: Picanço-de-cabeça-cinzenta, Pincanco de cabeca cinzenta, Pincanco-de-cabeca-cinzenta
Portuguese (Portugal): Picanço-oliváceo
Russian: Седоголовый саванновый сорокопут, Седоголовый саванный сорокопут, Сероголовый кустарниковый сорокопут
Slovak: mäsiarik sivohlavý
Swedish: Gråhuvad busktörnskata
Swahili: Mbweta Rangi-tatu
Ukrainian: Гладіатор сіроголовий
Xhosa: Umbhankro
Chinese: 灰头丛鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭叢伯勞
Zulu: uHlaza

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