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|Wednesday 28th November 2012, 14:04||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Shipston on Stour
Shrike, Great Grey or Southern Grey?
Can anyone help with this Shrike spotted in Tenerife
|Wednesday 28th November 2012, 14:36||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Leicester, UK
Southern Colin, perhaps Lanius meridionalis koenigii
|Wednesday 28th November 2012, 15:45||#4|
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: I feel home in nature
Koenigi is not really part of Lanius meridionalis, rather belong to North Africa Lanius elegans...
According to Boyd
Your bird should be therefore called DESERT SHRIKE in English
This classification is not yet adpoted by IOC which, however, states:
Birds are disappearing because we destroy their natural habitat. By far, the main reason of this destruction is animal agriculture; thus, the first essential step for all bird lovers: becoming vegan.
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