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Category:Lanio - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Lanio


Slender tanagers with strong and sharply hooked bills. All species are sexually dimorphic.
Usually seen in pairs or family groups in mixed-species flocks.


Lanio is a genus in the family Thraupidae.

Genus Lanio viewedit
L. fulvus Fulvous Shrike-Tanager
L. versicolor White-winged Shrike-Tanager
L. aurantius Black-throated Shrike-Tanager
L. leucothorax White-throated Shrike-Tanager


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2011. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553781

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Pages in category ‘Lanio’

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.