Tag: Lanius senator

Reproductive success of the Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) in Western Bulgaria

Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) Science Article 1 abstract The Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) is a passerine species, which is considered to have un- dergone a large decline throughout its breeding range in Europe. Its distribution has retracted towards the south and it was recently classified as ‘Vulnerable’ (Tucker et al. 1994, Lefranc 1997). In spite […]

Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)

Passeriformes Laniidae Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) [order] Passeriformes | [family] Laniidae | [latin] Lanius senator | [UK] Woodchat Shrike | [FR] Pie-grièche à tête rousse | [DE] Rotkopfwürger | [ES] Alcaudón Común | [IT] Averla capirossa | [NL] Roodkopklauwier Physical charateristics Medium-sized, somewhat skulking shrike, with adult almost totally pied except for chestnut rear crown […]