Male Adult Great Grey Shrike

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Colouring Cold grey body, black & white wings, tail & face
Voice Various short hard notes
Feeds on Small rodents, small birds, big insects
Flight Bounding, slightly undulating
Nesting Bush
Social Solitary
Male Adult Great Grey Shrike
Male Adult Great Grey Shrike
Also Known As ..
Northern Shrike
Page Last Updated 02/02/2018 20:31:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Passeriformes
Family Laniidae
Species Lanius excubitor
Category Shrikes
StdName Great Grey Shrike
Vital Statistics
Length 22 to 26 cms
Weight 30 to 40 gms
Wingspan 30 to 30 cms
Lifespan 3 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Great Grey Shrike (Species=Lanius excubitor / Standard Name=Great Grey Shrike)