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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
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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