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Old Thursday 12th October 2017, 19:24   #4
Simon Wates
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Originally Posted by andyb39 View Post
wouldn't the shrike be ssp.algeriensis of Great Grey?
I think that's correct but I'm a little bewildered with the large grey shrike taxonomy - I wasn't sure if a ssp. of Great or Southern. From a listers point of view that could mean seeing L.meridionalis (Iberian in the Collin's) in Iberia and L.excubitor in N. Africa (or in the winter on the east coast of Britain ) I know its a complex group but is it all cleared up now - from a WP perspective?
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