Red-backed shrike

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Red-backed shrike – Lanius collurio – is a Eurasian migratory species of Type- sallyer, Family Laniidae and Order Passeriformes. It is a widespread summer breeder from N Iberia to Central Asia and winters in southern Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Turkey, the S Caucasus, NW Iran and the Levant. It is found on Passage in the Eastern half of N Africa, to winter in southern Africa from Kenya southwards.

Type - sallyer - 
Summer Habitat - heathland, open arable land with hedgerows thorny bushes, and roadside overhead wires,
Winter Habitat - open wooded countryside with thorn bushes, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Laniidae
Genus:	Lanius

Species - Lanius collurio
Red-backed shrike - Species - ebird.org
Red-backed shrike - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Red-backed shrike - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Red-backed shrike - Species - rspb.org.uk
Red-backed shrike - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Red-backed shrike - Images - google.com
Red-backed shrike - Video - youtube.com
Red-backed shrike - Datazone - birdlife.org

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