Male Adult Red-backed Shrike

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Colouring Pale blue head, brown back, pink lower, black tail
Voice Harsh, with some bright warbling
Feeds on Beetles, large insects, small lizards
Flight Jerky with bursts of wingbeats
Nesting Bush
Social Solitary
Male Adult Red-backed Shrike
Male Adult Red-backed Shrike
Page Last Updated 1/19/2020 10:20:02 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Passeriformes
Family Laniidae
Species Lanius collurio
Category Shrikes
StdName Red-backed Shrike
Vital Statistics
Length 6.3 to 7.1 ins
Weight 0.9 to 1.1 ozs
Wingspan 9.4 to 10.6 ins
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 Red-backed Shrike (Species=Lanius collurio / Standard Name=Red-backed Shrike)