The magpie shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus), also known as the African long-tailed shrike, is a species of bird in the Laniidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Urolestes. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Its natural habitats are dry savannah, moist savannah, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and it feeds on arthropods, insects, lizards, mice, fruit and carrion .
Magpie Shrike
Date Location Count
2021-02-24 05:29Okavango Delta--Mombo/Little Mombo Camp1
2021-02-28 08:51Chobe River--west of Kasane
2021-02-26 06:25Nata Bird Sanctuary
2021-02-25 07:40Tarangire NP--Tarangire Safari Lodge12
2021-02-19 08:00Bulawayo--Aisleby Sewage Works3
2021-02-04 13:22Matobo NP1
2021-02-28 09:43Mabalingwe1
2021-02-26 05:49Kgomo-Kgomo4
2021-02-28 05:54Wolfhuiskraal to Kgomo-Kgomo2
2021-02-14 12:58Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)1
2021-02-05 07:30Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)15
2021-02-13 06:25Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein6
2021-01-31 06:17Nylsvley Nature Reserve2
2021-02-20 11:55De Wagendrift Road2
2021-02-24 10:57Polokwane GR2
2021-02-14 06:14Mkhombo Nature Reserve1
2021-02-19 15:25Kruger NP--S601
2021-02-19 07:20Kruger NP--Punda Gate Road/H13-12
2021-02-21 07:14Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Loop/Dam2
2021-02-10 13:42Kruger NP--Babalala Picnic Spot4
2021-02-21 10:21Kruger NP--Mphongolo Loop1
2021-02-21 05:11Kruger NP--Bateleur Bushveld Camp3
2021-02-21 13:17Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp1
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop1
2021-02-17 12:31Kruger NP--Phalaborwa-Letaba Rd5
2021-02-26 06:58Manyeleti Game Reserve4
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge19
2021-02-08 05:26Kruger NP--S90 (H1-4 to S41)1
2021-02-10 05:15Mala-Mala Game Reserve7
2021-02-06 21:06Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp1
2021-02-07 05:52Kruger NP--Old Tshokwane Rd/S1282
2021-02-02 09:07Drakensberg Nest Hotel area1
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-07 05:34Manyoni GR (please be more specific)2