Newton's Fiscal Lanius newtoni


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Barros, N. 2013. Mapping a palm oil company's effect on local biodiversity in São Tomé and Príncipe. BirdLife Africa Newsletter 13(7): 13.

BirdLife International. 2008. Species Guardian Action Update: November 2008: Dwarf Olive Ibis Bostrichia bocagei, São Tomé Fiscal Lanius newtoni, São Tomé Grosbeak Neospiza concolor. Available at: #

Christy, P.; Clarke, W.V. 1998. Guide des Oiseaux de Sao Tome et Principe. ECOFAC, Sao Tome.

de Lima, R.F.; Sampaio, H.; Dunn, J.C.; Cabinda, G.; Fonseca, R.; Oquiongo, G.; Oquiongo, J.; Samba, S.; Santana, A.; Soares, E.; Viegas, L.; Ward-Francis, A.; Costa, L.T.; Palmeirim, J.; Buchanan, G. 2017. Distribution and habitat associations of the critically endangered bird species of São Tomé Island (Gulf of Guinea). Bird Conservation International 27(4): 455-469.

Leventis, A.P.; Olmos, F. 2009. The Birds of São Tomé e Príncipe: A Photoguide. Editora Aves e Fotos, São Paulo.

Maia, H.A.; Alberto, A.C. 2009. The occurrence of São Tomé Short-tail Amaurocichla bocagei and Newton's Fiscal Lanius newtoni. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 129(4): 213-216.

Olmos, F.; Turshak, L. 2007. Final report on the fact-finding trip to Angola and Sao Tome and Principe July-August 2007..

Olmos, F.; Turshak, L.G. 2010. Bird observations from São Tomé: Monte Carmo as a priority conservation site. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 17(1): 54-65.

Schollaert, V.; Willem, V. 2001. A new site for Newton's Fiscal Lanius newtoni. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 8(1): 21-22.

Ward-Francis, A.; Costa, L.; Sampaio, H.; de Lima, R.F. 2015. Reducing the extinction risk of the three Critically Endangered birds of São Tomé. Interim Report AFR-1411 - F14AP00529. Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves, University of Lisbon.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Lanius newtoni. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.