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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Lybiidae.


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  • Less rare, but still notable bird species that occur are the olive-flanked robin-chat (Cossypha anomala macclounii), moustached green tinker bird (Pogoniulus leucomystax), and the green headed oriole (Oriolus chlorocephalus).

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • Only the white-chested tinkerbird (Pogoniulus makawai) is endemic to the ecoregion.

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests

  • It is a close relative of the common and widespread golden rumped tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus).

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests

  • Examples are golden rumped tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus), yellow-fronted tinkerbird (P. chrysocomus) and white-chested tinkerbird (P. makawai); chinspot batis (Batis molitor) and Margaret's batis (B. margaritae); and goldentailed woodpecker (Campethera abingoni) and little spotted woodpecker (C. caillantii).

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests


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