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Brown Shrike

Lanius cristatus

Description:

The Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) is a bird in the shrike family that is found mainly in Asia

Habitat:

It has a distinctive black "bandit-mask" through the eye. and is found mainly in open scrub habitats, where it perches on the tops of thorny bushes in search of prey. Several populations of this widespread species form distinctive subspecies which breed in temperate Asia and migrate to their winter quarters in tropical Asia

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6 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Beautiful!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

very charming bird and great photos ! thanks for sharing these...

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Wonderful series! The pic #3 is stunning!!

FrancescaTilotta
FrancescaTilotta 7 years ago

<3 I love third bird!!!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 7 years ago

nice series

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

very nice!

Hambantota SP, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 5, 2013
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013

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