Masked shrike

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Masked Shrike – Lanius nubicus – is the smallest of the Shrikes, and is a migratory species of Type sallyer, Family Laniidae and Order Passeriformes. It is summer breeder to the northern Middle East and the extreme SE of Europe, and it winters across the s s Sahel Belt. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to the W and S coasts of Turkey, Cyprus and the Levant. There is a separate population to a long narrow area from SE Turkey, NE Syria, E Iraq to SW and W Iran. As noted above it winters over the Sahel Belt to the Red Sea regions of Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somaliland and also the Red Sea coastal areas of Yemen.

Type - sallyer - 
Summer Habitat - open woodland with a range of trees from mature to bushes, 
Winter Habitat - the Sahel Belt, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Laniidae
Genus:	Lanius

Species - Lanius nubicus
Masked Shrike - Species - ebird.org
Masked Shrike - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Masked Shrike - Species - app.bto.org
Masked Shrike - Species - beautyofbirds.com
Masked Shrike - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Masked Shrike - Images - google.com
Masked Shrike - Video - youtube.com
Masked Shrike - Datazone - birdlife.org

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