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Long-billed Tetraka closeup, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar A very agile forest bird, always rapidly hopping between small twigs. Africa,Ankarafantsika,Bernieria madagascariensis,Geotagged,Long-billed bernieria,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge

Long-billed Tetraka closeup, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar

A very agile forest bird, always rapidly hopping between small twigs.

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The long-billed bernieria , formerly known as long-billed greenbul and sometimes as common tetraka or long-billed tetraka, is a songbird species endemic to Madagascar. It was initially considered a greenbul, and later with the Old World warblers. Recent research indicates it is part of the endemic Malagasy radiation Bernieridae .

This is at present the only species remaining in the genus ''Bernieria''. Its presumed relatives are not as closely related as was once believed and have been.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jun 16, 2016. Captured Oct 21, 2015 07:33 in 4, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO2000
  • 400mm