Colors and Biogeographic Realms

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Symbols

indicates the photos posted also on our photoblog (wildlife portrait archive) ;
indicates the identification being uncertain ;
indicates an introduced or re-introduced species ;
indicates the subject was dead when pictured ;
indicates a hybrid ;
indicates a chained or caged animal ;
indicates the photo taken with a trail camera ;
indicates the photo taken using a song/call recording (in spite of our policies below) ;
indicates the poto taken using bait (in spite of our policies below) ;
indicates a movie or slideshow; and
indicates a painting or drawing.

Classification - Identification

The classification, common names and scientific names are based on 'Taxonomy in Flux (TiF)' by John H. Boyd III.

The identification of subspecies is based on location only in most of cases, and is therefore unreliable, inconsistent or even meaningless. It is added for fun only.

If you find errors, please contact site owner.

Our Policies

  • Our collections basically comprise photographs of the living creatures we have actually encountered by chance.
  • We don't use any bait, scent, artificial roost, audio devices or other unfair method to lure birds or animals except for some rare cases marked with relevant icons (We often talk / whistle to them with our own organs though).
  • Our collections include photos of domesticated animals freely walking, wandering or reposing at the time of our encounter. Animals in captivity are marked with the chain icon.
  • Similarly, you will only find plants and fungi growing wild. Rare exceptions include farm products like finger millet or rape flowers.

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PASSERIFORMES / Passeri / Corvida / Corvoidea / Laniidae

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Covering : Laniidae

FEATURED PHOTOS

Photos featured on the blog - Click each thumbnail to see the relevant blog entry.

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    Bull-headed Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius bucephalus). Photo : 02/2007, Tokyo, Japan.

PHOTOGRAPHS

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    Bull-headed Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius bucephalus).
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    Grey-backed Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius tephronotus). Photo : 09/1998, Bhutan.
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    Brown Shrike [1] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus lucionensis). Photo : 12/2002, Ishigaki Is., Japan.
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    Southern Fiscal (Laniidae. Lanius collaris). Photo : 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.
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    Southern White-crowned Shrike (Laniidae. Eurocephalus anguitimens). Photo : 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.
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    Magpie Shrike [1] (Laniidae. Urolestes melanoleucus). Photo : 08/2005, Mahango GR., Namibia.
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    Magpie Shrike [2] (Laniidae. Urolestes melanoleucus). Photo : 08/2005, Mahango GR., Namibia.
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    Long-tailed Shrike [1] (Laniidae. Lanius schach). Photo : 08/2006, Doi Ankhang, Thailand.
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    Tiger Shrike (Juvenile. Laniidae. Lanius tigrinus). Photo : 08/2006, Chiang Dao, Thailand.
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    Tiger Shrike (Juvenile. Laniidae. Lanius tigrinus). Photo : 09/2006, Khao Phanom Bencha NP., Thailand.
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    Brown Shrike [2] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus cristatus). Photo : 03/2008, Wutai Township, Taiwan.
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    Brown Shrike [3] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus cristatus). Photo : 03/2008, Wutai Township, Taiwan.
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    Loggerhead Shrike [1] (Laniidae. Lanius ludovicianus). Photo : 08/2008, Chiricahua Mts., AZ, USA.
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    Loggerhead Shrike [2] (Laniidae. Lanius ludovicianus). Photo : 08/2008, Chiricahua Mts., AZ, USA.
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    Burmese Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius collurioides). Photo : 08/2009, Da Lat, Vietnam.
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    Long-tailed Shrike [2] (Laniidae. Lanius schach). Photo : 08/2009, Bach Ma, Vietnam.
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    Brown Shrike [4] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus cristatus). Photo : 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan.
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    Long-tailed Shrike [3] (Laniidae. Lanius schach). Photo : 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan.
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    Red-backed Shrike [1] (Laniidae. Lanius collurio). Photo : 08/2010, Queyras PNR, France.
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    Brown Shrike [5] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus cristatus). Photo : 10/2010, Kenting, Taiwan.
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    Long-tailed Shrike [4] (Laniidae. Lanius schach). Photo : 08/2011, Handapanagala, Sri Lanka.
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    Red-backed Shrike [2] (Laniidae. Lanius collurio). Photo : 09/2011, Analipsi, Crete, Greece.
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    Brown Shrike [6] (Laniidae. Lanius cristatus cristatus). Photo : 08/2012, Ongii Monastery, Mongolia.
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    Isabelline Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius isabellinus). Photo : 08/2012, Gobi, Mongolia.
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    Long-tailed Shrike [5] (Laniidae. Lanius schach). Photo : 09/2016, Tianli, Yunnan, China.
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    Northern Shrike (Laniidae. Lanius borealis). Photo : 04/2015, Nagano, Japan.

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Symbols & Colors

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