Species Details

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Large Wood-shrike Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tephrodornis virgatus
Family : Vangidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Large Wood-shrike is a grey bird having a broad band through the eyes.The male bird is grey-brown above and pale pinkish-grey below.The female is distinguished by its grey-brown upper part and pale horny-brown bill. This species is commonly found in various types of forests, including temperate forests, subtropical or tropical lowland and montane forests, as well as mangrove forests.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Seam Ferdous Emon,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Jahir Mahmud Sohag,Bangladesh;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Peter Ericsson(www.xeno-canto.org/Peter Ericsson), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.