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Common Woodshrike
2008-09-10 14:36:50

The Common Woodshrike (Tephrodornis pondicerianus), is a species in the helmetshrike family Prionopidae. The woodshrikes were occassionally formerly placed in the Campephagidae (cuckoo shrikes). Photo Copyright and Credit

Large Woodshrike
2008-09-10 14:32:19

The Large Woodshrike (Tephrodornis gularis), is a species in the helmetshrike family Prionopidae. The woodshrikes were formerly placed in the Campephagidae (cuckoo shrikes) sometimes. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or...

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.