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Great Gray Shrike
Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans] (= Lanius excubitor) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Laniidae
Genus:
  Lanius

Scientific:
  Lanius excubitor

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.94

Protonym:
  Lanius Excubitor

Avibase ID:
  DB2501EEBA3D38AA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178511

Geographic range:

  • Lanius excubitor excubitor: W and n Europe to w Siberia
  • Lanius excubitor homeyeri {homeyeri or przewalskii}: Balkan Peninsula to s Ural Mountains and w Siberia
  • Lanius excubitor homeyeri (leucopterus): W Siberia to Yenisey River
  • Lanius meridionalis elegans: N Sahara (Mauritania to Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea)
  • Lanius meridionalis algeriensis: Morocco (n of Atlas Mountains), coastal n Algeria and Tunisia
  • Lanius meridionalis koenigi: Canary Islands
  • Lanius meridionalis aucheri: W coast of Red Sea to s Iran and Arabian Peninsula
  • Lanius meridionalis theresae: Galilee hills of n Israel and s Lebanon
  • Lanius meridionalis leucopygos: S Sahara (Mali to Nile River valley of the Sudan)
  • Lanius meridionalis jebelmarrae: W Sudan (Darfur)
  • Lanius meridionalis buryi: Yemen; vagrant to Djibouti and Ethiopia
  • Lanius meridionalis uncinatus: Socotra
  • Lanius meridionalis lahtora: E Pakistan and n India
  • Lanius pallidirostris: Iran to arid steppes of w China (Xinjiang, Gansu and Ningsia)
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans]
Czech:
  ťuhýk šedý
German:
  Raubwürger
Danish:
  Stor Tornskade
Spanish:
  Alcaudón Norteño
Finnish:
  isolepinkäinen
French:
  Pie-grièche grise
Icelandic:
  Grásvarri
Italian:
  Averla maggiore
Japanese:
  ō mozu
Japanese:
  オオモズ
Dutch:
  Klapekster
Norwegian:
  Varsler
Polish:
  srokosz
Portuguese:
  Picanço-grande
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Great Gray Shrike
Russian:
  Серый сорокопут
Slovak:
  strakoš veľký
Swedish:
  Varfågel
Chinese:
  灰伯劳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans] ( Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans] ( Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans] ( Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans] ( Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris]

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الصرد الرمادي الكبير
Asturian: Alcaudón Rial
Azerbaijani: Boz alacəhrə
Belarusian: Вялікі грычун
Bulgarian: Сива сврачка
Catalan: Botxí
Catalan (Balears): Botxí septentrional
Valencian: Capsot d'esquena roja
Czech: ťuhýk šedý
Welsh: Cigydd mawr
Danish: Stor Tornskade
German: Raubwürger
Greek: Διπλοκεφαλάς
English: Great Grey Shrike, Northern or Steppe Grey Shrike [incl. elegans]
Esperanto: granda lanio
Spanish: Alcaudón Norteño
Estonian: Hallõgija
Basque: Antzandobi handia aparratar
Finnish: isolepinkäinen
Faroese: Grátyrningur
French: Pie-grièche grise, Pie-grièche grise ou P.-g. des steppes [incl. elegans]
Irish: Mórscréachán Liath
Gaelic: Feoladair Glas
Galician: Picanzo real setentrional
Manx: Pieannad ghlass
Hebrew: חנקן גדול
Croatian: Veliki svračak
Hungarian: Nagy őrgébics
Armenian: Մոխրագույն Շամփրուկ
Icelandic: Grásvarri
Italian: Averla maggiore
Japanese: ō mozu
Japanese: オオモズ
Japanese (Kanji): 大百舌
Georgian: რუხი ღაჟო
Khakas: Пора хуралдай
Kazakh: Үлкен тағанағы
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken tağanaq
Korean: 큰재개구마리
Korean (Transliteration): keun-jaegaegumari
Cornish: Kyger los bras
Latin: Lanius [excubitor or pallidirostris, incl. elegans], Lanius excubitor
Luxembourgish: Grousse groen Neimäerder
Lithuanian: Plėšrioji medšarkė
Latvian: Lielā čakste
Macedonian: Големо пепелаво (Големо) свраче
Mongolian: Yнсэн дунхай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠦᠨᠡᠰᠦᠨ ᠲᠣᠩᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠦᠨᠡᠰᠦᠨ ᠲᠣᠩᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хөх чогчиго
Mongolian (Transliteration): khökh chogchig
Maltese: Kaċċamendula Griża Prima
Dutch: Klapekster
Norwegian: Varsler
Polish: srokosz
Pinyin: hán-lùr
Portuguese: Picanço-grande
Romansh: Pitgaspina grisch
Romanian: Sfrâncioc mare
Russian: Серый сорокопут
Scots: Feoladair glas
Northern Sami: Skirri
Slovak: strakoš veľký
Slovenian: veliki srakoper
Albanian: Larashi i madh i përhimë
Serbian: veliki svarčak
Swedish: Varfågel
Turkish: Büyük örümcekkuşu
Tuvinian: Саасканзыг ала куш
Ukrainian: Сірий (Великий) сорокопуд
Chinese: 灰伯劳
Chinese (Traditional): 灰伯勞

 

         

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