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Brown shrike

Lanius cristatus


This is a relatively small predatory bird, size of a sparrow, with brown back and brown crown and white frontal parts.


Here, observed in totally urban setting of Cox's Bazar, but in paddy fields close to beaches.


As most of it's cousins from the Lanius genus, it is also called Butcher bird,

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Lat: 21.44, Long: 92.00

Spotted on Mar 6, 2019
Submitted on Mar 6, 2019

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