Red-tailed shrike

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Red-tailed shrike – Lanius phoenicuroides – or Turkestan shrike is a migratory Asian species of Type – sallyer, Family Laniidae and Order Passeriformes. It is a summer breeder from Central Asia to Iran, which migrates to northern Africa and SW Arabia in the winter. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Iran, and a winter visitor to all the Sahel states (including areas of the Sahara) Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, SW KSA, Yemen, Socotra and Dhofar.

Type - sallyer - 
Summer Habitat - open arable land with scattered thorn bushes, 
Winter Habitat -  dry open areas, with scrubby, shrubby patches and scattered bushes, lightly wooded mountains, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Laniidae
Genus:	Lanius

Species -	Lanius phoenicuroides
Red-tailed shrike - Species - ebird.org
Red-tailed shrike - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Red-tailed shrike - Database - avibase
Red-tailed shrike - Birdfacts - app.bto.org
Red-tailed shrike - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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