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Great Gray or Northern Shrike

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




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.94

Protonym:
  Lanius excubitor

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727001


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B215F75A482EBDE1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B215F75A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B215F75A


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)
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English:
Great Gray or Northern Shrike
Czech:
ťuhýk severní/šedý
Danish:
Nordlig Tornskade/Stor Tornskade
German:
Taigaraubwürger/Raubwürger
Spanish:
Alcaudón Boreal/Norteño
Spanish (Spain):
Alcaudón boreal/norteño
French:
Pie-grièche grise ou P.-g. boréale
Hungarian:
Nagy őrgébics
Icelandic:
Silfur-/grásvarri
Japanese (romaji):
yo-roppaoomozu/oomozu
Japanese:
オオモズ/ヨーロッパオオモズ
Dutch:
Noordelijke Klapekster/Klapekster
Norwegian:
borealvarsler/varsler
Polish:
srokosz północny/zwyczajny
Russian:
Северный/Серый сорокопут
Slovak:
strakoš severský/veľký
Serbian:
Severni veliki svračak/veliki svračak
Swedish:
beringvarfågel/varfågel
Chinese:
灰伯劳/西方灰伯劳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Gray or Northern Shrike ( Lanius [excubitor or borealis])
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pie-grièche grise ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Great Gray/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor/borealis)
eBird version 2018:
Northern/Great Gray Shrike ( Lanius borealis/excubitor)
eBird version 2019:
Northern/Great Gray Shrike ( Lanius borealis/excubitor)
eBird version 2021:
Northern/Great Gray Shrike ( Lanius borealis/excubitor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Great Grey Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Northern Shrike ( Lanius excubitor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius excubitor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius excubitor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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

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Arabic: الصرد الرمادي الكبير, صرد شمالي/رمادي كبير
Asturian: Alcaudón Rial, Esfoyador Rial
Azerbaijani: Boz alacəhrə
Belarusian: Вялікі грычун
Bulgarian: Американска сива сврачка/Сива сврачка, Сива сврачка, Сива/Американска сива сврачка
Catalan: Botxí, Botxí septentrional , Capsot d'esquena roja
Catalan (Balears): Botxí septentrional
Valencian: Capsot d'esquena roja
Czech: Tuhýk šedý, Ťuhýk šedý, ťuhýk severní/šedý
Welsh: Cigydd llwyd mawr, Cigydd mawr
Danish: Nordlig Tornskade/Stor Tornskade, Stor Tornskade, Stor/Amerikansk Tornskade
German: Grauwürger, Raubwurger, Raubwürger, Raubwürger-excubitor, Taigaraubwürger/Raubwürger
Greek: Διπλοκεφαλάς
English: Great Gray or Northern Shrike, Great Gray shrike, Great Gray Shrike/Northern Shrike, Great Gray/Northern Shrike, Great grey shrike, Great Grey Shrike/Northern Shrike, Northern Northern Shrike, Northern Shrike, Northern/Great Gray Shrike
English, HBW: Northern/Great Grey Shrike
English (IOC): Northern/Great Grey Shrike
English (United States): Northern/Great Gray Shrike
Esperanto: granda lanio
Spanish: Alcaudón Boreal/Norteño, Alcaudón chico, Alcaudón Norteño, Alcaudón Real
Spanish (Spain): Alcaudón boreal/norteño
Spanish (HBW): Great Gray/Northern Shrike
Spanish (Mexico): Alcaudón Norteño Americano/Norteño Euroasiático
Estonian: Hallogija, Hallõgija
Basque: Antzandobi handi, Antzandobi handia aparratar, Botxí septentrional
Persian: سنگ‌چشم خاکستری بزرگ
Finnish: Isolepinkäinen, Lapinharakka
Faroese: Grátyrningur
French: Pie-grieche grise, Pie-grièche grise, Pie-grièche grise ou P.-g. boréale
French (Canada): Pie-grièche boréale ou P.-g. grise d'Eurasie
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, Nagy őrgébics
Armenian: [Mokhraguyn Shampruk ], Մոխրագույն Շամփրուկ, Մրխրագույն Շամփրուկ
Icelandic: Grásvarri, Silfur-/grásvarri
Italian: Averla maggiore
Japanese (romaji): ō mozu, o-mozu, Oomozu, Oo-mozu, Ou-mozu, yo-roppaoomozu/oomozu
Japanese: オオモズ, オオモズ/ヨーロッパオオモズ, オオモヅ, ヨーロッパオオモズ/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 borealis], Lanius borealis/excubitor, Lanius excubitor, Lanius excubitor excubitor, Lanius excubitor/borealis, Lanius excubitorius, Lanius excubitorius excubitorius
Luxembourgish: Grousse groen Neimäerder
Lithuanian: Plešrioji medšarke, Plėšrioji medšarkė
Latvian: Lielā čakste
Macedonian: Големо пепелаво (Големо) свраче
Mongolian: Yнсэн дунхай, Умардын/Үнсэн 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, Kaccamendula Nordika
Nepali: राजभÇाई
Dutch: Klapekster, Klapekster/Amerikaanse Klapekster, Noordelijke Klapekster/Klapekster
Norwegian: borealvarsler/varsler, Varsler
Polish: Dzierzba srokosz, dzierzba srokoszowata, Srokosz, srokosz (europejski), srokosz północny/zwyczajny
Pinyin: hán-lùr, huī bóláo
Portuguese: picanço real, Picanço-grande, Picanço-real, picanço-real-nortenho
Portuguese (Portugal): picanço-boreal/picanço-nortenho, Picanço-real/Picanço-real-americano, Picanço-real-americano/Picanço-real
Romansh: Pitgaspina grisch
Romanian: Sfrâncioc mare
Russian: большой сорокопут, Северный/Серый сорокопут, Серый сорокопут, Сорокопут серый
Scots: Feoladair glas
Northern Sami: Skirri
Slovak: strakoš severský/veľký, strakoš sivý, Strakoš veľký
Slovenian: veliki srakoper
Albanian: Larashi i madh i përhimë
Serbian: Severni veliki svračak/veliki svračak, veliki svarcak, veliki svarčak, veliki svracak, Veliki svračak, Veliki/američki veliki svračak, Велики сврaчак, Велики сврачак
Swedish: beringvarfågel/varfågel, Varfågel, varfågel/nordlig varfågel
Turkish: Boreal/büyük örümcekkuşu, 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, 灰伯劳/西方灰伯劳
Chinese (Traditional): 北方灰伯勞, 寒露兒, 灰伯勞

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