Category Archive: Malaconotidae

May 20 2013

Folklore from Liberia, Brubru and the war with the Snakes

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Mother Brubru has a young son of whom she is very fond, and she resolves to teach him “plenty sense.” She takes him out for a lesson in flying. She sets him on the ground, and hops along in front, always looking to the right or left, the front or rear. Young Brubru asks her …

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Jun 08 2011

Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegalus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Malaconotidae | [latin] Tchagra senegalus | [UK] Black-crowned Tchagra | [FR] Tchagra a tete noire | [DE] | [ES] | [NL] Zwartkruintsjagra Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Dryoscopus senegalus Tchagra senegalus AF widespread, also Arabian Peninsula Tchagra senegalus armenus Tchagra senegalus cucullatus Tchagra senegalus …

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