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BOUBOUS

• Fülleborn's Black
• Slate-coloured
• Sooty
• Tropical


SHRIKES

• Lesser Grey
• Magpie
• Masked
• Northern
   White-crowned

• Red-backed
• Red-tailed
• Southern Grey
• Woodchat
• Yellow-billed


BUSH-SHRIKES

• Black-fronted
• Bocage's
• Doherty's
• Four-coloured
• Grey-headed
• Lühder's
• Red-naped
• Rosy-patched
• Sulphur-breasted


& MORE BUSH-SHRIKES

• Black-backed
   Puffback

• Black-crowned
   Tchagra

• Black-headed Gonolek
• Brown-crowned
   Tchagra

• Brubru
• Marsh Tchagra
• Northern Puffback
• Papyrus Gonolek
• Pink-footed Puffback
• Pringle's Puffback
• Three-streaked
   Tchagra


HELMET-SHRIKES

• Chestnut-fronted
• Grey-crested
• Retz's
• White-crested


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PICTURES OF THE KENYAN BIRDS:
BOUBOUS, SHRIKES, BUSH-SHRIKES &
HELMET-SHRIKES





Slate-coloured Boubou


Slate-coloured Boubou

Picture by Jaap Bikker, taken in the Aberdare NP in April '18


Scientific name: Laniarius funebris

Dutch name: Leikleurige fiskaal






Sooty Boubou


Sooty Boubou

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Tsavo East NP in August '18


Scientific name: Laniarius leucorhynchus

Dutch name: Zwarte fiskaal





BIRD SPECIES FOR WHICH WE DON'T HAVE A PICTURE YET

The list of Boubous, Shrikes and Bush-shrikes for which we don't have a picture yet, is too lang to mention here. In case you have a good picture of any of these birds, we would appreciate if you could share your picture and we will put it in this gallery with your name below it.





Tropical Boubou


Tropical Boubou

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in the Aberdare region in February '19


Scientific name: Laniarius aethiopicus

Dutch name: Ethiopische fiskaal






Magpie Shrike


Magpie Shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in August '19


Scientific name: Urolestes melanoleucus aequatorialis

Dutch name: Eksterklauwier






Northern White-crowned Shrike


Northern White-crowned Shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Meru NP in October '19


Scientific name: Eurocephalus rueppelli

Dutch name: Rüppells witkruinklauwier






Grey-headed Bush-shrike


Grey-headed Bush-shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in July '18


Scientific name: Malaconotus blanchoti approximans

Dutch name: Spookklauwier






Rosy-patched Bush-shrike


Male Rosy-patched Bush-shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Tsavo East in July '19

This is a male Rosy-patched Bush-shrike of the 'cathemagmemus' sub-species, which has a black border on the breast.


Scientific name: Rhodophoneus cruentus

Dutch name: Roze klauwier



Male Rosy-patched Bush-shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Samburu in November '18

This is a male Rosy-patched Bush-shrike of the 'hilgerti' sub-species. Note that with this species the black border between throat and breast is missing.



Female Rosy-patched Bush-shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Samburu in February '19

This is a female Rosy-patched Bush-shrike






Black-backed Puffback


Black-backed Puffback

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Meru NP in July '18


Scientific name: Dryoscopus cubla

Dutch name: Poederdonsklauwier






Black-crowned Tchagra


Black-crowned Tchagra

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in April '18


Scientific name: Tchagra s. senegala

Dutch name: Zwartkruintsjagra






Black-headed Gonolek


Black-headed Gonolek

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Kisumu in December '19


Scientific name: Laniarius erythrogaster

Dutch name: Zwartkopfiskaal






Brubru


Brubru

Picture by Brian Stow, UK, taken in Lewa Downs in February '19

You can tell by the small hook on the upper mandible that this bird is in the family of the Shrikes


Scientific name: Nilaus afer minor

Dutch name: Broebroe






Marsh Tchagra


Marsh Tchagra

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in January '18

Immature Marsh Tchagra


Scientific name: Tchagra m. minuta

Dutch name: Kleine tsjagra






White-crested Helmet-shrike


White-crested Helmet-shrike

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in May '19


Scientific name: Prionops plumatus

Dutch name: Helmklauwier