Species Details

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Great Grey Shrike Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Lanius excubitor
Family : Laniidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Great Grey Shrike is an adult great grey shrike is a medium-sized passerine whose upperparts is pearl grey and the underparts are white,slightly tinged with grey.The tail is black,long and pointed at the tip and the legs and feet are blackish.In the female the underparts are greyer and are usually visibly barred greyish-brown in color.The young birds are heavily tinged greyish-brown all over with barring on the upperside and indistinct buffy-white markings.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Marek Szczepanek(www.inaturalist.org/people/Marek Szczepanek),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Geoffrey Monchauxmore information, please contact us.