Woodchat Shrike

Lanius senator - Pie-grièche à tête rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Laniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lanius

  • Species
    :

    senator

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 26 à 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : 33 à 45 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Lanius senator senator (c and s Europe, n Africa)
  • Lanius senator rutilans (Iberian Pen. and nw Africa)
  • Lanius senator badius (w Mediterranean Is.)
  • Lanius senator niloticus (Cyprus and s Turkey to Iran)

Foreign names

  • Pie-grièche à tête rousse,
  • Alcaudón común,
  • Picanço-barreteiro,
  • Rotkopfwürger,
  • Vörösfejű gébics,
  • Roodkopklauwier,
  • Averla capirossa,
  • Rödhuvad törnskata,
  • Rødhodevarsler,
  • strakoš červenohlavý,
  • ťuhýk rudohlavý,
  • Rødhovedet Tornskade,
  • punapäälepinkäinen,
  • capsigrany comú,
  • Trjásvarri,
  • dzierzba rudogłowa,
  • sarkangalvas čakste,
  • rjavoglavi srakoper,
  • Красноголовый сорокопут,
  • ズアカモズ,
  • 林(即鸟)伯劳,
  • 林鴝伯勞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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