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    Shrike ID request From Distt Kotli, Azad Kashmir, NE Pakistan.

    Hi everyone, I need ID pointers for this species. Could this be Long-tailed Shrike? The commonest shrike in Pakistan. Since it is lacking rufous tinge on the lower back, it is creating confusion for a layman me. Or could it be a Grey-backed Shrike, which is found not far on the other side of...
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    Winter Northern Shrike Project - North America

    Dear North American Birders! I hope you are all well! We are UK based filmmakers and we are attempting to film Northern Shrike singing and hunting behavior in their winter territories, broadly around the Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota region (or anywhere with particularly cold winters...
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    Northern Shrike Project

    Dear Idaho Birders! I hope you are all well! We are UK based filmmakers and we are attempting to film Northern Shrike singing and hunting behavior in their winter territories. This is somewhat of an ambitious challenge as a) shrikes are not all that common, b) they don’t always sing, c) they...
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    Northern Shrike Project - We Need Your Help!

    Dear Wyoming Birders! I hope you are all well! We are UK based filmmakers and we are attempting to film Northern Shrike singing and hunting behavior in their winter territories. This is somewhat of an ambitious challenge as a) shrikes are not all that common, b) they don’t always sing, c) they...
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    Northern Shrike Project - We Need Your Help!

    Dear Montana Birders! I hope you are all well! We are UK based filmmakers and we are attempting to film Northern Shrike singing and hunting behavior in their winter territories. This is somewhat of an ambitious challenge as a) shrikes are not all that common, b) they don’t always sing, c) they...
  6. Turkestan shrike

    Turkestan shrike

    Turkestan shrike taken in ne if Iran
  7. Grey ... on a ... sunny day

    Grey ... on a ... sunny day

    Grey ... on a ... sunny day An outstanding perfomace by this biggie ... ... among Shrikes It was a lovely ... clear morning ... on the other side of the winter ... and we were scanning the sprawling North Indian agrarian wilderness for Raptors in transit ... ... when this grey beauty...
  8. Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike

    Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened.
  9. Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus). The shrike impaled the grasshopper seconds before I took this picture.
  10. Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides)
  11. Red Backed Shrike

    Red Backed Shrike

    Possibly (after Red Rumped Swallows) the default bird of the SW Turkey area that I visited last week. Seemed to be unusually good numbers in most locations.
  12. Red-backed Shrike

    Red-backed Shrike

    Red-backed Shrike
  13. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  14. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  15. In mellow winter light ...

    In mellow winter light ...

    In mellow winter day light ... That winter morning ... ... had moved on to nearly noon ... and as it often happens during a winter day ... Sun becoming mellower ... ... due to the faintest gossamer veil of hanging mist ... And ... there it appeared ... in that light ... another species...
  16. Pie Griche corcheur

    Pie Griche corcheur

    Lanius collurio - Red-backed Shrike
  17. Long-tailed Shrike

    Long-tailed Shrike

  18. Bay-backed Shrike With Catch

    Bay-backed Shrike With Catch

  19. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  20. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  21. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  22. Bay-backed Shrike

    Bay-backed Shrike

  23. Woodchat Shrike

    Woodchat Shrike

    On lockdown, but good to see my first Woodchat Shrike of the year from the terrace
  24. Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides)
  25. isabelline shrike

    isabelline shrike

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