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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Dryoscopus cubla hamatus Pie-Grièche cubla  Southern Puffback 
Laniarius aethiopicus major Gonolek d'Abyssinie  Tropical Boubou 
Laniarius luehderi luehderi Gonolek de Lühder  Luehder's Bushshrike 
Laniarius poensis holomelas Gonolek de montagne  Mountain Sooty Boubou 
Laniarus bicolor guttatus Gonolek du Gabon  Swamp Boubou 
Laniarus erythrogaster Gonolek d'Ethiopie  Black-headed Gonolek (Boubou ?) 
Lanius collaris capelli Pie-Grièche fiscale à dos noir  (Common) Fiscal Shrike 
Lanius collurio collurio Pie-Grièche écorcheur  Red-backed Shrike 
Lanius mackinnoni Pie-grièche de Mackinnon  Mackinnon's Shrike 
Lanius minor Pie-Grièche à poitrine rose  Lesser Grey Shrike 
Lanius souzae Pie-Grièche de Souza  Souza's Shrike 
Malaconotus blanchoti interpositus Pie-grièche verte à tête grise  Grey-headed Bushshrike 
Malaconotus dohertyi Pie-grièche de Doherty  Doherty's Bushshrike 
Malaconotus nigrifrons manningi Pie-Grièche à front noir  Black-fronted Bush Shrike 
Malaconotus sulfureopectus similis Pie-grièche à poitrine soufrée  Orange-breasted Bush Shrike 
Malaconotus viridis viridis Pie-grièche verte   Gorgeous Bushshrike 
Nilaus afer affinis Pie-grièche brubru  Brubru 
Tchagra australis souzae Tchagra à tête brune  Brown-headed Tchagra 
Tchagra minuta anchietae Petit Tchagra à tête noire  Marsh Tchagra 
Tchagra senegala armena Tchagra à tête noire  Black-crowned Tchagra 



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This database was established according to official pieces of work and with the help of famous scientists. However, there might be some errors.

The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

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