Bull-headed Shrike

Lanius bucephalus - Pie-grièche bucéphale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Laniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lanius

  • Species
    :

    bucephalus

Descriptor

Temminck Schlegel, 1845

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 34 à 54.4 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bull-headed Shrike (Lanius bucephalus) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Lanius bucephalus bucephalus (se Russia, ne China, Korea, Japan and nearby islands)
  • Lanius bucephalus sicarius (c China)

Foreign names

  • Pie-grièche bucéphale,
  • Alcaudón bucéfalo,
  • Büffelkopfwürger,
  • bivalyfejű gébics,
  • Buffelkopklauwier,
  • Averla taurina,
  • Rosthuvad törnskata,
  • Oksevarsler,
  • strakoš veľkohlavý,
  • ťuhýk hlavatý,
  • Bøffelhovedet Tornskade,
  • härkälepinkäinen,
  • capsigrany bucèfal,
  • dzierzba wschodnia,
  • lielgalvas čakste,
  • Японский сорокопут,
  • モズ,
  • 牛头伯劳,
  • 紅頭伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Pie-grièche bucéphale
♂ adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Illustration

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