Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shrikes :: Common Fiscal

Common Fiscal Lanius collaris

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Common Shrike, Fiscal Shrike, Latakoo Fiscal, Uhehe Fiscal, Uhehe Shrike
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Fish River Canyon, Namibia - Aug, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer 
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(1) S. Mali, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Niger, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, and s. Sudan.
(2) Ethiopia, Eritrea, Uganda, Kenya, and n. Mozambique.
(3) Highlands of ne., c. and sw. Tanzania.
(4) W. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, e. Zaire, Angola, Zambia and Malawi.
(5) Coastal sw. Angola and nw. Namibia.
(6) E. Botswana, Zimbabwe, s. Mozambique to e. South Africa (Natal, Zululand).
(7) S. Namibia and South Africa (s. Transvaal, Cape Province to Orange River and Transkei).
(8) C. and n. Namibia to s. Botswana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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