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Great Gray, Northern, Southern or Steppe Grey Shrike

Lanius [excubitor, borealis, meridionalis or pallidirostris] (= Lanius excubitor) Linnaeus, 1758




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Laniidae
Genus:
   Lanius
Scientific:
  Lanius excubitor


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.94

Protonym:
  Lanius excubitor

Link:
  http://www.archive.org/details/carolilinnaeisy01gesegoog


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5463CF651A4F6E2D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5463CF65

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5463CF65


Taxonomic 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 borealis borealis: breeds Alaska and northern Canada, south to extreme northern British Columbia and Alberta, northern Ontario, and Quebec; winters southern Canada and northern United States.
  • Lanius borealis mollis: Russian Altai and nw Mongolia
  • Lanius borealis funereus: W China (Tien Shan Mountains)
  • Lanius borealis sibiricus: E Siberia to n Mongolia and Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Lanius borealis bianchii: Sakhalin and s Kuril Islands (n Japan)
  • Lanius meridionalis meridionalis: Iberian Peninsula and southern France
  • 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 [leucopygos or jebelmarrae]: southern Sahara and Sahel from Mauritania to western and central Sudan
  • Lanius meridionalis [aucheri or theresae]: eastern Sudan south to northern Somalia; southern Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and Arabian Peninsula east to Iran
  • Lanius meridionalis buryi: Yemen; vagrant to Djibouti and Ethiopia
  • Lanius meridionalis uncinatus: Socotra
  • Lanius meridionalis lahtora: E Pakistan and n India
  • Lanius pallidirostris: breeds from southwestern Russia and northeastern Iran east to southern Mongolia, western China, southeastern Afghanistan, and southwestern Pakistan; partially migratory, south of northeastern Africa (to Sudan, northwestern Somalia), the Arabian Peninsula, and northwestern India
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English:
Great Gray, Northern, Southern or Steppe Grey Shrike
Danish:
Stor Tornskade/Sydlig Stor Tornskade
French:
Pie-grièche grise, P.-g. boréale, P.-g. méridionale ou P.-g. des steppes
Japanese (romaji):
yo-roppaoomozu/minamioomozu
Japanese:
ヨーロッパオオモズ/ミナミオオモズ
Norwegian:
varsler/krattvarsler
Swedish:
varfågel/ökenvarfågel


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Gray, Northern, Southern or Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, borealis, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or meridionalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, borealis, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Northern or Southern Grey Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor, borealis, meridionalis or pallidirostris])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pie-grièche grise ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Great Gray/Southern Gray Shrike ( Lanius excubitor/meridionalis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lanius excubitor [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lanius excubitor [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lanius excubitor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Arabic: الصرد الرمادي الكبير
Asturian: Alcaudón 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, uhýk šedý
Welsh: Cigydd llwyd mawr, Cigydd mawr
Danish: Stor tornskade, Stor Tornskade/Sydlig Stor Tornskade, StorTornskade
German: Grauwürger, Raubwürger
Greek: Διπλοκεφαλάς
English: Butcher-bird, Gray Shrike, Great Gray Shrike, Great Gray, Northern, Southern or Steppe Grey Shrike, Great Gray/Southern Gray Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Grey Shrike, Nine-killer, Northern Gray Shrike, Northern Grey Shrike, Northern or Southern Grey Shrike, Northern ou Southern Grey Shrike, Northern Shrike, Northwestern Shrike, Southern Gray Shrike, Southern Grey Shrike, Steppe Gray Shrike, Steppe Grey 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: Europe et Sibérie de l'ouest, Pie-grièche des steppes, Pie-grieche grise, Pie-grièche grise, Pie-grièche grise ou P.-g. méridionale, Pie-grièche grise, P.-g. boréale, P.-g. méridionale ou P.-g. des steppes, Pie-grièche méridionale
Irish: Mórscréachán Liath
Gaelic: Feoladair Glas
Galician: Botxí septentrional , Picanzo real setentrional
Manx: Pieannad ghlass
Hebrew: חנקן גדול, חנקן גדול/צפוני
Croatian: Veliki svračak
Hungarian: Nagy örgébics, Nagy õrgébics
Armenian: [Mokhraguyn Shampruk ], Մոխրագույն Շամփրուկ, Մրխրագույն Շամփրուկ
Icelandic: Grásvarri
Italian: Averla maggiore
Japanese (romaji): ō mozu, oomozu, Oo-mozu, Ou-mozu, yo-roppaoomozu/minamioomozu
Japanese: オオモズ, ヨーロッパオオモズ/ミナミオオモズ
Japanese (Kanji): 大百舌, 大百舌鳥, 大鵙
Georgian: რუხი ღაჟო
Khakas: Пора хуралдай
Kazakh: Үлкен тағанағы
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken tağanaq
Korean: 큰재개구마리, 큰재개구마리(큰물때까치)
Korean (Transliteration): keun-jaegaegumari
Cornish: Kyger los bras
Scientific: Lanius [excubitor or meridionalis], Lanius [excubitor, borealis, meridionalis or pallidirostris], Lanius [excubitor, meridionalis or pallidirostris], Lanius borealis, Lanius borealis borealis, Lanius excubitor, Lanius excubitor excubitor, Lanius excubitor/meridionalis, Lanius exubitor
Luxembourgish: Grousse groen Neimäerder
Lithuanian: Plešrioji medšarke, Plėšrioji medšarkė
Latvian: Lielā čakste
Macedonian: Големо пепелаво (Големо) свраче
Mongolian: Yнсэн дунхай, Үнсэн дунхай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠦᠨᠡᠰᠦᠨ ᠲᠣᠩᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠦᠨᠡᠰᠦᠨ ᠲᠣᠩᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хөх чогчиго
Mongolian (Transliteration): khökh chogchig, üŋseŋ duŋkhai
Maltese: Kaċċamendula Griża Prima
Nepali: राजभÇाई
Dutch: Klapekster
Norwegian: Varsler, varsler/krattvarsler
Polish: Dzierzba srokosz, srokosz
Pinyin: hán-lùr, huī bóláo
Portuguese: picanço real, Picanço-grande, Picanço-real
Portuguese (Portugal): Picanço-real/Picanço-real-meridional
Romansh: Pitgaspina grisch
Romanian: Sfrâncioc mare
Russian: Sery Sorokoput, большой сорокопут, Серый сорокопут, Сорокопут серый, Сорокопут серый обыкновенный
Scots: Feoladair glas
Northern Sami: Skirri
Slovak: strakoš sivý, Strakoš veľký
Slovenian: veliki srakoper
Albanian: Larashi i madh i përhimë, Larashi i madh i përhimtë
Serbian: veliki svarcak, veliki svarčak, veliki svracak, Veliki svračak, Велики сврaчак, Велики сврачак
Swedish: Varfågel, varfågel/ökenvarfågel
Turkish: Büyük örümcekkuşu, çekirge Kuşu, Үлкен тағанақ
Tuvinian: Саасканзыг ала куш
Ukrainian: Сірий (Великий) сорокопуд, Сірий сорокопуд, Сорокопуд сірий
Chinese: [han-lur], [hui bolao], 寒露儿, 灰伯劳
Chinese (Traditional): 寒露兒, 灰伯勞

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