|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This 16–18 cm (approx. 6.3–7.1 inches) long migratory bird eats large insects, small birds, frogs, rodents and lizards. Like other shrikes it hunts from prominent perches, and impales corpses on thorns or barbed wire as a "larder." This practice has earned it the nickname of "butcher bird."|
The general colour of the male’s upper parts is reddish. It has a grey head and a typical shrike black stripe through the eye. Underparts are tinged pink, and the tail has a black and white pattern similar to that of a wheatear. In the female and young birds the upperparts are brown and vermiculated. Underparts are buff and also vermiculated
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- [2015-11-06 11:55]
Hi Dariusz,truly beautiful and simply perfect,a bright decentralized composition very sharp and taken in the best light.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
Well captured this beautiful Lanius collurio.
- [2015-11-09 11:38]
Beautiful bird,amazing colors and good details.