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Great Grey Shrike

Lanius excubitor mollis (Eversmann, 1853)

Серый сорокопут | Үлкен тағанақ

2014-09-13
VKO Katon-Karagay
© Vladimir Vorobyov

Description

Differs from all previous races by the brownish or buffy tinge on the upperparts, more intensive defined than on sibiricus but less than on funereus; by the buffy tinge on the underparts of both sexes; and by the well defined brownish or brown-buffy scaly pattern on upper and underparts. The white on flight and tail feathers is less extensive than on sibiricus.

Distribution

Breeds on Southern Altai.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Lanius excubitor
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Lanius excubitor excubitor
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Lanius excubitor homeyeri
(Cabanis, 1873)
Lanius excubitor sibiricus
(Bogdanov, 1881)
Lanius excubitor funereus
(Menzbier, 1894)

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