bush shrike


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bush shrike

n
1. (Animals) any shrike of the African subfamily Malaconotinae, such as Chlorophoneus nigrifrons (black-fronted bush shrike)
2. (Animals) another name for antbird
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bush shrike - an African shrike
shrike - any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals
Malaconotinae, subfamily Malaconotinae - an African bush shrikes
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The photo shows the grey-headed bush shrike, a widely spread bird species in the Sub-Sahara of Africa.
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