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File:Grey-headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti) in tree.jpg
Grey-headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Malaconotidae
Genus: Malaconotus
Swainson, 1824

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Malaconotus is a genus of bird in the bush-shrike family Malaconotidae . About 60% of the species formerly placed here are now usually separated in Telophorus. The old taxonomy is also often found though.

Malaconotus sensu stricto contains the following species:

Sometimes the Olive Bushshrike (Telophorus olivaceus) can be included in this genus.


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