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Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Laniidae

Scientific:
  Lanius excubitor
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Lanius Excubitor

Avibase ID:
  B215F75A482EBDE1

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178514

Geographic range:

  • Lanius excubitor excubitor: W and n Europe to w Siberia
  • Lanius excubitor homeyeri: Balkan Peninsula to s Ural Mountains and w Siberia
  • Lanius excubitor homeyeri (leucopterus): W Siberia to Yenisey River
  • Lanius excubitor borealis: E Canada (Quebec and n Ontario); > to ne US
  • Lanius excubitor borealis (borealis): E Canada (Quebec and n Ontario); > to ne US
  • Lanius excubitor borealis (invictus): N Alaska to extreme n British Columbia and Alberta
  • Lanius excubitor mollis: Russian Altai and nw Mongolia
  • Lanius excubitor funereus: W China (Tien Shan Mountains)
  • Lanius excubitor sibiricus: E Siberia to n Mongolia and Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Lanius excubitor bianchii: Sakhalin and s Kuril Islands (n Japan)
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Northern Shrike
Czech:
  ťuhýk šedý
German:
  Raubwürger
Danish:
  Stor Tornskade
Spanish:
  Alcaudón Norteño
Finnish:
  isolepinkäinen
French:
  Pie-grièche grise
Icelandic:
  Grásvarri
Italian:
  Averla maggiore
Japanese:
  Oomozu
Japanese:
  オオモズ
Dutch:
  Klapekster
Norwegian:
  Varsler
Polish:
  srokosz
Portuguese:
  Picanço-grande
Russian:
  Серый сорокопут
Slovak:
  strakoš veľký
Swedish:
  Varfågel
Chinese:
  灰伯劳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pie-grièche grise ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lanius excubitor

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Arabic: الصرد الرمادي الكبير
Asturian: Alcaudón Rial, Esfoyador Rial
Azerbaijani: Boz alacəhrə
Belarusian: Вялікі грычун
Bulgarian: Сива сврачка
Catalan: Botxí, Botxí septentrional , Capsot d'esquena roja
Catalan (Balears): Botxí septentrional
Valencian: Capsot d'esquena roja
Czech: Tuhýk šedý, Ťuhýk šedý
Welsh: Cigydd llwyd mawr, Cigydd mawr
Danish: Stor Tornskade
German: Grauwürger, Raubwürger, Raubwürger-excubitor
Greek: Διπλοκεφαλάς
English: Great Gray shrike, Great Gray Shrike/Northern Shrike, Great grey shrike, Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike, Northern Northern Shrike, Northern Shrike
Esperanto: granda lanio
Spanish: Alcaudón chico, Alcaudón Norteño, Alcaudón Real
Estonian: Hallogija, Hallõgija
Basque: Antzandobi handi, Antzandobi handia aparratar, Botxí septentrional
Finnish: Isolepinkäinen, Lapinharakka
Faroese: Grátyrningur
French: Pie-grieche grise, Pie-grièche grise
Irish: Mórscréachán Liath
Gaelic: Feoladair Glas
Galician: Botxí septentrional , Picanzo real setentrional
Manx: Pieannad ghlass
Hebrew: חנקן גדול
Croatian: Veliki svračak
Hungarian: Nagy örgébics, Nagy õrgébics, Nagy őrgébics
Armenian: [Mokhraguyn Shampruk ], Մոխրագույն Շամփրուկ, Մրխրագույն Շամփրուկ
Icelandic: Grásvarri
Italian: Averla maggiore
Japanese: o-mozu, Oomozu, Oo-mozu, Ou-mozu
Japanese: オオモズ, オオモヅ
Georgian: რუხი ღაჟო
Khakas: Пора хуралдай
Kazakh: Үлкен тағанағы
Korean: 큰재개구마리, 큰재개구마리(큰물때까치)
Cornish: Kyger los bras
Latin: Lanius excubitor, Lanius excubitor excubitor, Lanius excubitorius
Lithuanian: Plėšrioji medšarkė
Latvian: Lielā čakste
Macedonian: Големо пепелаво (Големо) свраче
Mongolian: Yнсэн дунхай
Maltese: Kaċċamendula Griża Prima
Dutch: Klapekster
Norwegian: Varsler
Polish: Dzierzba srokosz, dzierzba srokoszowata, Srokosz
Portuguese: picanço real, Picanço-grande, Picanço-real
Romansh: Pitgaspina grisch
Russian: большой сорокопут, Серый сорокопут, Сорокопут серый
Scots: Feoladair glas
Northern Sami: Skirri
Slovak: strakoš sivý, Strakoš veľký
Slovenian: veliki srakoper
Albanian: Larashi i madh i përhimë
Serbian: veliki svarcak, veliki svarčak, veliki svracak, Veliki svračak, Велики сврaчак, Велики сврачак
Swedish: Varfågel
Turkish: Büyük örümcekkuşu, çekirge Kuşu
Tuvinian: Саасканзыг ала куш
Ukrainian: Сірий (Великий) сорокопуд, Сірий сорокопуд, Сорокопуд сірий
Chinese: [han-lur], [hui bolao], 寒露儿, 灰伯劳

 

         

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