Blue Vanga Cyanolanius madagascarinus

Guy M. Kirwan, Satoshi Yamagishi, Josep del Hoyo, Nigel Collar, and Masahiko Nakamura
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020


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Eguchi, K., Hisashi, N. and Yamagishi, S. (1993). The mixed-species flocks of birds in a deciduous dry forest of Madagascar. Jap. J. Orn. 42(1): 27–29.

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Hino, T. (1997). Mutualism and commensalism in avian mixed-species flocks in a western forest of Madagascar. Primate Res. 13(2): 121–127. (In Japanese with English summary.).

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Safford, R. J., and A. F. A. Hawkins eds. (2013). The Birds of Africa. Vol. 8. The Malagasy Region. Christopher Helm, London.

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Recommended Citation

Kirwan, G. M., S. Yamagishi, J. del Hoyo, N. Collar, and M. Nakamura (2020). Blue Vanga (Cyanolanius madagascarinus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, B. K. Keeney, P. G. Rodewald, and T. S. Schulenberg, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.bluvan1.01