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Rand's Warbler
White-throated Oxylabes
Information
Common Name Bluntschli's Vanga and Short-toed Nuthatch-vanga
Range Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Bernieridae
Genus Oxylabes
Species Oxylabes madagascariensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The White-throated oxylabes (Oxylabes madagascariensis), is a species of Malagasy warbler. Formerly considered part of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae, it has been moved to the family Bernieridae — the Malagasy warblers. It is endemic to Madagascar, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

In 2013, genetic studies determined that the former Bluntschli's vanga (also known as short-toed nuthatch-vanga), a species described in 1996 from two specimens collected in 1931, was actually this species. The specimens were both juveniles in a poorly known brown plumage.

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