Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bird of the family Campophagidœ. Also called caterpillarcatcher.

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Examples

  • Over 230 bird species have been recorded, 143 typical of primary forest, including white-breasted guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides (E), Nimba flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae (I), western wattled cuckoo-shrike Campephaga lobata (V), and yellow-throated olive greenbul Criniger olivaceus (V).

    Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • That it might have been a barred cuckoo-shrike served no cause for me, we were eye to eye in sympathy – it and me.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • That it might have been a barred cuckoo-shrike served no cause for me, we were eye to eye in sympathy – it and me.

    A Fragile Strand Of Unity (rev)

  • The bird species confined to Réunion are the Réunion cuckoo-shrike (Coracina newtoni, EN), Réunion stonechat (Saxicola tectes), Réunion olive white-eye (Zosterops olivaceus), and Réunion bulbul (Hypsipetes borbonicus).

    Mascarene forests

  • That it might have been a barred cuckoo-shrike served no need in me, we were eye to eye in sympathy – it and me.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • These are the wood-shrike, the minivet and the cuckoo-shrike.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The cuckoo-shrike (_Grauculus macii_) is not nearly related to the cuckoo, nor has it the parasitic habits of the latter.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Six of these species are considered vulnerable: Moluccan scrubfowl (Megapodius wallacei), blue-fronted lorikeet (Charmosyna toxopei), black-lored parrot (Tanygnathus gramineus), Buru cuckoo-shrike (Coracina fortis), streaky-breasted jungle-flycatcher (Rhinomyias addita), and rufous-throated white-eye (Madanga ruficollis), which represents a monotypic genus.

    Buru rain forests

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