Woodchat shrike

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Woodchat shrike – Lanius senator – is a Eurasian migratory species of Type – sallyer, Family Laniidae and Order Passeriformes. It migrates in winter to s s Africa, N of the Equator. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Turkey, Cyprus, the Levant, the S Caucasus, Iran, Iraq, coastal Maghreb states and coastal Libya. It is found on Passage over the Sahara and winters in the Sahel belt and beyond.

Type - sallyer - 
Summer Habitat - open cultivated land, with trees, orchards and bare sandy patches, 
Winter Habitat - Sahel Belt into more wooded Tropical areas, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Laniidae
Genus:	Lanius

Species -	Lanius senator
Woodchat shrike - Species - ebird.org
Woodchat shrike - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Woodchat shrike - Birdfacts - app.bto.org
Woodchat shrike - Species - birdinginportugal.com
Woodchat shrike - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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