Tag: Lanius meridionalis

Biometrics of the Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis in relation to age and sex.

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Science Article 1 abstract The biometrics of Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis and differences from the closely related Great Grey Shrike L. excubitor are poorly characterised. The aim of this study was to describe sex and age variation in external biometric measurements for the nominate Southern Grey Shrike L. m. […]

Diet composition and prey choice of the Southern grey shrike Lanius meridionalis L. in South-eastern Spain: the importance of vertebrates in the diet

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Science Article 2 abstract The Southern grey shrike consumes several beetle types, grasshoppers, and, during the breeding period, lizards. Birds and small mammals are captured incidentally. It consistently rejects prey smaller than 10 mm long, and prey are larger during the breeding period and summer. Compared with other populations of […]

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Laniidae | [latin] Lanius meridionalis | [UK] Southern Grey Shrike | [FR] Pie-grieche meridionale | [DE] Raubwurger | [ES] Alcaudon real meridional | [NL] Steppeklapekster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Lanius meridionalis EU, AF Spain to India, n Africa Lanius meridionalis algeriensis Lanius meridionalis […]