Blue Vanga Cyanolanius madagascarinus
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
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In Madagascar inhabits midstory and canopy of deciduous dry forest in west, and evergreen humid forest in east, locally in littoral forest of southeast (12), also adjacent second growth, exceptionally mangroves at one site in western Madagascar (13). Occurs from sea level to c. 1,200 m, rarely (provided there are large trees) to 1,600 m (14, 15, 16, 17, 1). On the Comoros, found in all types of woodland, especially the interior and edge of evergreen forest (18), and coastal scrub, mainly above c. 300 m, on Mohéli (6). On Grand Comoro, known from degraded forest patches with banana cultivation on the slopes of Mt Karthala, at c. 700–900 m (2, 6).