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The race L. m. meridionalis is resident in southern Europe and north Africa. It is slightly smaller and darker than the Great Grey Shrike, and prefers dry open country.This medium-sized passerine bird eats large insects, small birds and rodents. Like other shrikes it hunts from prominent perches, and impales corpses on thorns or barbed wire as a "larder". This was observed in Playa de Tamarit, Santa Pola, Alicante. It was flying around the telephone cables that cross the area.
In this case, shoreline field.