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Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)

Great Grey Shrike This bird will fly by any feeders and fetch a little bird to eat.

he Long-tailed Fiscal (Lanius cabanisi) is a species of bird in the shrike family Laniidae. The species is closely related to the more widespread Grey-backed Fiscal and is sometimes placed in a separate subgenus, Neolanius, with that species. It is found in southern Somalia, southern and south-eastern Kenya, from the shores of Lake Victoria to the coast; and northern and eastern Tanzania .

Long-tailed Fiscal, Lanius cabanisi, shrike family Laniidae: S Somalia/ S and SE Kenya, from the shores of Lake Victoria to the coast/ N and E Tanzania

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor)   Laniidae - Shrikes photo gallery | Wildlife Journal Junior

Shrikes are passerine birds known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns. A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey.

"Shrikes are known for their habit of catching insects and small vertebrates and impaling their bodies on thorns. This helps them to tear the flesh into smaller, more conveniently-sized fragments..."

rhamphotheca: “ Two adult Long-tailed Fiscals (Lanius cabanisi), a kind of shrike, in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The Long-tailed Fiscal is a species of bird in the family Laniidae which is native.

Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor) Northern Europe and Asia

A large songbird with a wide distribution in cold and temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere. photo: m.

Fiscal Shrike, Grey-backed Fiscal Shrike, Lanius e. excubitoroides,  Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya, Africa, Passeriformes Order, Laniidae Family

Bird images from the last two safaris have now been uploaded to this gallery. Also go to Animals>Birds>Flamingos of Lake Nakuru.

Great Grey Shrike by eddie meynen on 500px   ||  Laniidae (shrike) family

Great Grey Shrike by eddie meynen on 500px || Laniidae (shrike) family

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