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Steppe Grey Shrike

Lanius pallidirostris Cassin, 1851

The steppe grey shrike is a large songbird species in the shrike family (Laniidae) native to Central Asia and parts of northern China, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Formerly considered a subspecies of the southern grey shrike complex, it is now classified as a subspecies of the great grey shrike. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Cassin, 1851

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia p. 244

Protonym:
  Lanius pallidirostris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1642850


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7ED7A44D20314954

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7ED7A44D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7ED7A44D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916256

Geographic range:

  • 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
English:
Steppe Grey Shrike
Danish:
Steppetornskade
German:
Steppenraubwürger
French:
Pie-grièche des steppes
Croatian:
Stepski svračak
Italian:
Averla beccopallido
Dutch:
Steppeklapekster
Polish:
dzierzba stepowa
Portuguese:
Picanço-real-das-estepes
Russian:
Пустынный сорокопут
Slovak:
strakoš stepný
Swedish:
saxaulvarfågel
Ukrainian:
Сорокопуд (сірий) степовий
Chinese:
草原灰伯劳
Chinese (Traditional):
草原灰伯勞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Great Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius excubitor pallidirostris) [version 3]
eBird version 2019:
Great Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius excubitor pallidirostris) [version 3]
eBird version 2021:
Great Gray Shrike (Steppe) ( Lanius excubitor pallidirostris) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Steppe Grey Shrike ( Lanius pallidirostris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lanius excubitor pallidirostris [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius pallidirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Arabic: صرد الوادي الرمادي, صرد رمادي كبير (السهوب)
Azerbaijani: Boz alaçöhrə (pallidirostris yarımnövü)
Bulgarian: Сива сврачка (ssp. pallidirostris)
Czech: ťuhýk šedý (ssp. pallidirostris), Ťuhýk stepní
Welsh: Cigydd mawr y paith
Danish: Steppetornskade, Stor Tornskade, Ørkentornskade (ssp. pallidirostris)
German: Raubwürger (Steppenraubwürger), Raubwürger-pallidirostris, Steppenraubwürger
Greek: Διπλοκεφαλάς (pallidirostris)
English: Baluchistan Gray Shrike, Baluchistan Grey Shrike, Great Gray shrike, Great Gray Shrike (Steppe), Great grey shrike, northern shrike, Pale-billed Gray Shrike, Pale-billed Grey Shrike, Southern Gray Shrike (Steppe), Steppe Gray Shrike, Steppe Grey Shrike, Steppe Northern Shrike
English (United Kingdom): Steppe Grey Shrike
English, HBW: Great Grey Shrike (Steppe)
English (IOC): Steppe Grey Shrike
English (United States): Great Gray Shrike (Steppe)
Esperanto: Stepa lanio, Steplanio
Spanish: Alcaudón de estepa, Alcaudón Norteño (estepario), Alcaudón real (pallidirostris)
Spanish (Spain): Alcaudón norteño (estepario), Alcaudón Real (pallidirostris)
Spanish (HBW): Alcaudón real (pallidirostris)
Spanish (Mexico): Alcaudón Norteño Euroasiático (pallidirostris)
Estonian: stepi-hallõgija
Persian: سنگ ‌چشم خاکستری بزرگ (pallidirostris), سنگ‌چشم خاکستری دشتی
Finnish: etelänisolepinkäinen (alalaji pallidirostris), isolepinkäinen (pallidirostris)
French: Pie-grièche des steppes, Pie-grièche méridionale (des steppes), Pie-grièche méridionale (pallidirostris), Pie-grièche méridionale des steppes
French (Canada): Pie-grièche grise d'Eurasie (pallidirostris)
Irish: Scréachán liath na steipe
Galician: Picanzo das estepas
Hebrew: חנקן חיוור
Croatian: Stepski svračak
Hungarian: Nagy őrgébics (Sztyeppi), Sivatagi őrgébics, Sivatagi őrgébics (Sztyeppi)
Armenian: Մոխրագույն շամփրուկ (pallidirostris)
Icelandic: Grásvarri (pallidirostris), Steppusvarri
Italian: Averla beccopallido, Averla maggiore (beccopallido)
Japanese (romaji): minamioomozu (pallidirostris)
Japanese: ミナミオオモズ (pallidirostris), ヨーロッパオオモズ (pallidirostris), ヨーロッパオオモズ(pallidirostris)
Kazakh: қылаң тағанақ, Үлкен тағанағы, Үлкен тағанақ
Korean: 초원때까치
Scientific: Lanius elegans pallidirostris, Lanius excubitor pallidirostris, Lanius lahtora pallidirostris, Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris, Lanius pallidirostris
Lithuanian: Plėšrioji medšarkė (pallidirostris), Stepinė medšarkė
Latvian: stepes čakste
Dutch: Steppeklapekster
Norwegian: krattvarsler (pallidirostris), Steppekrattvarsler, Steppevarsler, varsler (pallidirostris)
Polish: dzierzba stepowa, Srokosz stepowy, srokosz stepowy (pallidirostris)
Portuguese: Picanço-real-das-estepes
Portuguese (Portugal): picanço-nortenho (pallidirostris), Picanço-real (pallidirostris), Picanço-real-meridional (pallidirostris)
Rhaeto-Romance: Pitgaspina da la steppa
Romanian: Sfrâncioc de stepă
Russian: Большой серый сорокопут, Пустынный сорокопут, Серый сорокопут (pallidirostris)
Slovak: strakoš stepný, strakoš stepný (skup.)
Slovenian: Stepski veliki srakoper, Veliki srakoper (pallidirostris)
Albanian: Larashi i stepave
Serbian: Stepski veliki svračak
Swedish: saxaulvarfågel, varfågel (pallidirostris)
Turkmen: çöl togany
Turkish: Bozkır örümcekkuşu, Büyük örümcekkuşu (pallidirostris), Doğu büyük örümcekkuşu, Doğu Örümcekkuşu
Ukrainian: Сорокопуд (сірий) степовий
Uzbek: чўл қарқуноғи
Chinese: 草原灰伯劳, 西方灰伯劳(中亚,草原灰伯劳)
Chinese (Traditional): 草原灰伯勞, 西方灰伯勞(Steppe)

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