Red-backed Shrike
Lanius collurio
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The red-backed shrike is a common and widespread palearctic migrant, usually in Tanzania from November to April. Some may overwinter. Both upper birds were seen in Karatu (4-08); the left 2nd row bird, in Chobe NP (Botswana, 3-16), courtesy of Brad Johnson; the right 2nd row, on Maziwe island (4-13). The 3rd row bird was photographed in Ushongo (4-10). Both 4th row birds were seen in Olasiti: the adult on the left (4-07) and the immature (4-06). The 5th row bird was seen at Mbagala-Dar es Salaam (9-20), courtesy of Prashant Ghorpade. The bottom birds were in Olasiti (4-08). Click the right lower photo to see 7 enlargements.
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Valéry Schollaert, Brad Johnson, Karine Van der Vurst, Prashant Ghorpade

Last Update this page: 9-218-20