Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Burmese Shrike Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Lanius collurioides
Family : Laniidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Burmese Shrike is a small chestnut backed bird with a grey crown,long tail and hooked bill.The male looks chestnut from above and white from below having a dark colored tail with white sides.The female has a whitish forehead and a paler chestnut mantle.Both sexes have reddish-brown irises,a horny-brown bill with a hooked black tip and dark slaty legs and feet.The juvenile has a buff bars on its upperparts and brown bars on its underparts.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Hans Matheve(www.xeno-canto.org/Hans Matheve), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.