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Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis

Description:

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".

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2 Comments

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 7 years ago

The shrikes here do the same thing, so their nickname is "Butcher Bird" .

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Espectacular bella toma::

Nishant
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Nishant

Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Sep 8, 2012
Submitted on Oct 8, 2012

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