red-backed shrike
a medium-sized bird of the shrike family Laniidae that breeds in most of Europe and western Asia and winters in tropical Africa, and eats large insects, small birds, voles and lizards.

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  • Red-backed Shrike — Taxobox name = Red backed Shrike status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=50957|title=Lanius collurio|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this… …   Wikipedia

  • red-backed shrike — noun : European shrike (Lanius collurio) * * * red backed shrike, a small European shrike, with a chestnut brown back and a gray crown …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Grey-backed Shrike — Taxobox name = Grey backed Shrike image caption = at Samsing in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Laniidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

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