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Giant Grey Shrike

Lanius giganteus Przevalski, NM 1887

The giant grey shrike is a species of bird in the family Laniidae. It is found in China. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Chinese grey shrike, but was split as a distinct species by the IOC in 2021. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Przevalski, NM 1887

Reference:
   Zap. Imp. Akad. Nauk Vol. 55, N° 1 p. 86

Protonym:
  Lanius giganteus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A804EABE7BBE206F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A804EABE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A804EABE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 920388

Geographic range:

  • Lanius giganteus: Mountains of e Tibet; > to se China
English:
Giant Grey Shrike
Danish:
Kæmpe Tornskade
German:
Sichuanwürger
Spanish:
Alcaudón Gigante
Spanish (Spain):
Alcaudón gigante
Finnish:
vuoristoisolepinkäinen
French:
Pie-grièche géante
Croatian:
planinski svračak
Japanese:
チベットオオカラモズ
Dutch:
Tibetaanse Klapekster
Norwegian:
kinavarsler (giganteus)
Polish:
dzierzba wielka
Portuguese:
picanço-do-sujuão
Slovak:
strakoš rododendronový
Swedish:
jättevarfågel
Chinese:
青藏楔尾伯劳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chinese Grey Shrike (giganteus) ( Lanius sphenocercus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chinese Grey Shrike (giganteus) ( Lanius sphenocercus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Giant Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Giant Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Chinese Gray Shrike (Giant) ( Lanius sphenocercus giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Chinese Gray Shrike (Giant) ( Lanius sphenocercus giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Chinese Gray Shrike (Giant) ( Lanius sphenocercus giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Giant Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Giant Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Giant Grey Shrike ( Lanius giganteus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius sphenocercus giganteus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

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Azerbaijani: nəhəng alaçöhrə
Danish: Grå Tornskade, Kæmpe (ssp. giganteus), Kæmpe Tornskade
German: Keilschwanzwürger (giganteus), Riesenraubwürger-giganteus, Sichuanwürger
English: Chinese Gray Shrike (Giant), Chinese Grey Shrike (giganteus), Giant Grey Shrike, Giant Shrike, Great Gray shrike, Great grey shrike
English, HBW: Giant Grey Shrike
English (IOC): Chinese Grey Shrike (Giant), Giant Grey Shrike
English (United States): Chinese Gray Shrike (Giant), Giant Shrike
Spanish: Alcaudón Chino (giganteus), Alcaudón gigante
Spanish (Spain): Alcaudón chino (giganteus), Alcaudón gigante
Finnish: vuoristoisolepinkäinen
French: Pie-grièche géante, Pie-grièche géante (giganteus)
Croatian: planinski svračak
Japanese (romaji): ookaramozu (giganteus)
Japanese: オオカラモズ (giganteus), チベットオオカラモズ
Scientific: Lanius giganteus, Lanius sphenocercus giganteus, Lanius sphenocerus giganteus
Dutch: Tibetaanse Klapekster
Norwegian: kinavarsler (giganteus)
Polish: dzierzba klinosterna (giganteus), dzierzba wielka
Portuguese: picanço-do-sujuão
Portuguese (Portugal): picanço-gigante
Russian: Клинохвостый сорокопут (giganteus)
Slovak: strakoš rododendronový, strakoš rododendronový (skup.)
Serbian: Kineski sivi svračak (giganteus)
Swedish: jättevarfågel, kinesisk varfågel (giganteus)
Turkish: Doğulu Büyük Örümcekkuşu, Mançurya örümcekkuşu (giganteus)
Chinese: 楔尾伯劳(青藏,白斑小), 青藏楔尾伯劳

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