Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

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

Scientific Name : Lalage melaschistos
Family : Campephagidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Black-winged Cuckoo shrike has a broad white tips to the tail feathers. Male is dark. Underparts paler toward tail, wings black. Female is very similar to male but paler in general. Male has a black mask, while female has faint eye ring. They mainly eat small insects and nests in trees.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Seam Ferdous Emon,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.ebird.org, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Scott Olmstead(www.xeno-canto.org/Scott Olmstead), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.