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Is this a Red-Backed Shrike (1 Viewer)


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Spotted this little Shrike near Taif, Saudi Arabia to day.

Any help on an ID wll be greatly appreciated.

Ian C


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Yes I think so. See (e.g.) clearly defined brown patch behind eye. Not sure what other possibilities there are, but suggest brown, isabelline, red-tailed etc can be ruled out on colour, plumage pattern.

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