Behavior And Reproduction

Little is known about reproductive behavior. Mating and raising of chicks for most species takes place from October through January, although breeding times are not known for all vanga species. Two exceptions are the nuthatch vanga and Bernier's vanga, which nest through August and September.

A female lays from one to four eggs. The eggs are variously colored among species. The nests so far observed have been bowl-shaped and built on branches or in forks of branches. The nests are woven from various types of plant materials, such as leaf stalks, twigs, moss, and rootlets. Several vanga species reinforce the weaving with spider webs.

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