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Brown Shrike

Lanius cristatus


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


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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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago


Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

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

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Wonderful series! The pic #3 is stunning!!

FrancescaTilotta 7 years ago

<3 I love third bird!!!

KrantiAzad 7 years ago

nice series

NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

very nice!

Hambantota SP, Sri Lanka

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

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