Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Black‑headed Cuckoo-shrike Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Lalage melanoptera
Family : Campephagidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Deciduous forest
Description : The Black-headed Cuckooshrike Male has pale grey body with a dark slaty-gray head with white on the belly.Wings are darker. Female birds lack the black hood. Immature similar to female.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Seam Ferdous Emon,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.birds.cornell.edu, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Marc Anderson(www.xeno-canto.org/Marc Anderson), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.