Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis - Pie-grièche méridionale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Laniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lanius

  • Species
    :

    meridionalis

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 30 à 34 cm.
  • Weight
    : 55 à 93 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Lanius meridionalis meridionalis (s France and Iberian Pen.)
  • Lanius meridionalis koenigi (Canary Is.)
  • Lanius meridionalis algeriensis (coastal nw Africa)
  • Lanius meridionalis elegans (ne Mauritania and nw Mali to ne Sudan, Egypt and sw Israel)
  • Lanius meridionalis leucopygos (c and s Mauritania to s Chad and c Sudan)
  • Lanius meridionalis aucheri (ec Sudan to nw Somalia nw to Iraq and Iran)
  • Lanius meridionalis theresae (s Lebanon and n Israel)
  • Lanius meridionalis buryi (Yemen)
  • Lanius meridionalis uncinatus (Socotra)
  • Lanius meridionalis lahtora (Pakistan through c India and s Nepal to w Bangladesh)

Foreign names

  • Pie-grièche méridionale,
  • Alcaudón real,
  • Picanço-real,
  • Mittelmeerraubwürger,
  • Sivatagi őrgébics,
  • Iberische Klapekster,
  • Averla meridionale,
  • Sydlig varfågel,
  • Krattvarsler,
  • strakoš prieložný,
  • ťuhýk pustinný,
  • Sydlig Stor Tornskade,
  • etelänisolepinkäinen,
  • botxí meridional,
  • Steppusvarri,
  • dzierzba śródziemnomorska,
  • Ibērijas čakste,
  • južni veliki srakoper,
  • Cредиземноморский cорокопут,
  • ミナミオオモズ,
  • 南灰伯劳,
  • 南方灰伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Geographic range

Illustration

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