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Yellow-billed Shrike

Corvinella corvina

Description:

Medium sized bird, about 30 cm in length with short wings. Distinctively shrike-like appearance and stance, with a long tail. Mainly rufous brown upperparts, and cream-coloured and striped bellow. It sports brown mask with yellow eye-ring, and yellow bill.

Habitat:

This shrike is a resident in tropical Africa, south of the Sahara and north of the equator, except in Horn of Africa. Usually it is a gregarious and cooperative breeder, and often seen in groups, and savanna and dry grasslands. Here, observed in urban garden in central Minna, capitol of Niger State of Nigeria

Notes:

First time on NOAH.

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Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Minna, Niger, Nigeria

Lat: 9.63, Long: 6.55

Spotted on Oct 2, 2018
Submitted on Oct 5, 2018

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