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Tiger shrike

Lanius tigrinus (Photo from Hunan Forestry) Common name:tiger shrike (en); picanço-tigre (pt); pie-grièche tigrine (fr); alcaudón tigre (es); tigerwürger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily LaniidaeRange:This species breeds in eastern China from Guizhou, Hunan and Zhejiang north to Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang, in Korea, in the Japanese islands of Honshu and Kyushu and marginally in extreme south-eastern Russia. They […]

Red-backed shrike

Lanius collurio (Photo from Internet Bird Collection) Common name:red-backed shrike (en); picanço-de-dorso-ruivo (pt); pie-grièche écorcheur (fr); alcaudón dorsirrojo (es); neuntöter (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily LaniidaeRange:This species breeds throughout most of Europe, with the exception of the British isles and Iceland, from the northern Iberian Peninsula to northern Sweden and Finland, and east to Russia, Kazakhstan and north-western […]

Masked shrike

Lanius nubicus Photo by Christodoulos Makris (Trek Nature) Common name:masked shrike (en); picanço-núbio (pt); pie-grèche masquée (fr); alcaudón núbico (es); maskenwürger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily LaniidaeRange:This species is found breeding in south-eastern Europe and the Middle East, from Greece, Macedonia and Bulgaria to southern Israel, northern Iraq and western Iran. They migrate south to winter in Africa […]

Brown shrike

Lanius cristatus Photo by Mark Andrews (Internet Bird Collection)  Common name: brown shrike (en); picanço-castanho (pt); pie-grièche brune (fr); alcaudón pardo (es); braunwürger (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Laniidae Range: This Asian species is found breeding from central Russia east to the pacific coast, and south to Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Korea and Japan. They migrate […]