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Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio Linnaeus, 1758

The red-backed shrike is a carnivorous passerine bird and member of the shrike family Laniidae. Its breeding range stretches from Western Europe east to central Russia. It is migratory and winters in the eastern areas of tropical Africa and southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.94

Protonym:
  Lanius collurio

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F2CEFD1A4EA5F608

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F2CEFD1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F2CEFD1A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560720

Geographic range:

  • Lanius collurio: Widespread Palearctic region; > to South Africa
English:
Red-backed Shrike
Catalan:
escorxador comú
Czech:
ťuhýk obecný
Danish:
Rødrygget Tornskade
German:
Neuntöter
Spanish:
Alcaudón Dorsirrojo
Spanish (Spain):
Alcaudón Dorsirrojo
Finnish:
pikkulepinkäinen
French:
Pie-grièche écorcheur
Croatian:
Rusi Svračak
Hungarian:
Tövisszúró gébics
Icelandic:
Þyrnisvarri
Italian:
Averla piccola
Japanese (romaji):
seakamozu
Japanese:
セアカモズ
Lithuanian:
Paprastoji medšarkė
Dutch:
Grauwe Klauwier
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tornskate
Norwegian:
Tornskate
Polish:
gąsiorek
Portuguese:
Picanço-de-dorso-ruivo
Russian:
Обыкновенный жулан
Slovak:
strakoš obyčajný
Serbian:
rusi svračak
Swedish:
törnskata
Ukrainian:
Сорокопуд терновий
Chinese:
红背伯劳
Chinese (Traditional):
紅背伯勞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pie-grièche écorcheur ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pie-grièche écorcheur ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-backed Shrike ( Lanius collurio) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius collurio
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lanius collurio [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Abkhazian: аҞарҟалыш, аҞаршы, аҞыршы, аШәах
Afrikaans: Rooiruglaksman
Arabic: الرماني والكتبي والقفصي, الصرد أحمر الظهر, صرد أحمر الظهر
Asturian: Alcaudón Roxu, Esfoyador Bermeyu, Picanzu roxu
Azerbaijani: Adi alacəhrə, adi alacöhrə, Adi alaçöhrə, Julan
Bashkir: ваҡ һайыҫҡан, ҡарағанат
Belarusian: Грычун малы, Малы грычун
Bulgarian: Червеногърба сврачка
Breton: Ar big-spern kein ruz, Pig-spern kein ruz
Catalan: Capsigrany roig, Escorxador, escorxador comú
Catalan (Balears): Capsigrany roig
Montenegrin: rusi svračak, руси сврачак
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): руси сврачак
Czech: Tuhýk obecný, Ťuhýk obecný, uhýk obecný
Chuvash: ахаль шăлан кайăк, ахаль шăлан кайăкĕ
Welsh: Cigydd cefngoch
Danish: Rødrygget tornskade
German: Isabellwürger, Neuntoeter, Neuntoter, Neuntöter, Rotrückiger Würger
Greek: Αετoμάχoς, Αετομάχος, Στακτοτζεφαλάς
Greek (Cypriot): Στακτοτζεφαλάς
English: Common Shrike, Redbacked Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Red-necked shrike
English, HBW: Red-backed Shrike
English (IOC): Red-backed Shrike
English (Kenya): Red-backed Shrike
English (United States): Red-backed Shrike
Esperanto: Ruĝdorsa lanio
Spanish: Alcaudón colirrojo, Alcaudón de Dorso Rojo, Alcaudon Dorsirrojo, Alcaudón Dorsirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Alcaudón Dorsirrojo
Spanish (HBW): Alcaudón dorsirrojo
Estonian: Punaselg-ogija, Punaselg-õgija
Basque: Antzandobi arrunt, Antzandobi arrunta, Escorxador
Persian: سنگ ‌چشم پشت ‌سرخ, سنگ‌چشم پشت‌سرخ
Finnish: Pikkulepinkäinen, Valko-Pikkulepinkäinen
Faroese: Morbøkutur tyrningur
French: Écorcheur, Pie-grièche écorcheur, Pie-grièche ècorcheur
Friulian: gjarlate, gjarle
Frisian: Skatekster
Irish: Scréachán Droimrua
Gaelic: Buidsear ruadh, Feoladair
Galician: Escorxador , Picanzo vermello
Manx: Buitchoor beg
Hebrew: חנקן אדום גב, חנקן אדום־גב, חנקן אדום-גב
Croatian: Rusi Svracak, Rusi Svračak
Hungarian: Tövisszúró gébics
Armenian: [Sovorakan Shampruk ], Ժուլան, Սովորական Շամփրուկ
Icelandic: Þyrnisvarri
Italian: Averla piccola
Japanese (romaji): seakamozu, Seaka-mozu
Japanese: セアカモズ
Georgian: ღაჟო, ჩვეულებრივი ღაჟო
Kabardian: къажьыкъ
Kazakh: жасылбас қарқанақ, Жасылбас тағанақ, кәдуілгі тағанақ
Korean: 붉은등때까치
Karachay-Balkar: ала къаргьа, тарлай къуш
North Karelian: pienilepinkäini
Cornish: Kyger keyncough
Kwangali: Nankuwo
Kirghiz: жашыл баш борбаш, кадимки борбаш
Scientific: Lanius collurio, Lanius collurio collurio
Luxembourgish: Klengen Neimäerder
Lithuanian: Mečerkė, Mecerškė, Paprastoji medšarke, Paprastoji medšarkė
Latvian: (brūnā čakste), Brūnā čakste, Sētas čakste
Macedonian: обично страче, Пепелаво (Обично) свраче
Mongolian: Улбар нуруут дунхай
Moldavian: Sfrâncioc roșiatic
Maltese: Kaccamendula Hamra, kaċċamendula ħamra, Kaċċamendula îamra
Dutch: Grauwe kaluwier, Grauwe Klauwier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tornskate
Norwegian: Brunryggvarsler, Tornskate
Polish: Dzierzba gąsiorek, gasiorek, Gąsiorek
Portuguese: picanço de dorso vermelho, Picanço-de-dorso-ruivo, Picanço-de-dorso-vermelho, Picanço-do-dorso-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Picanço-de-dorso-ruivo
Romansh: Pitgaspina brin
Rhaeto-Romance: Pitgaspina brin
Romanian: Sfrâncioc roșiatic, Sfrâncioc roşiatic
Russian: Жулан, Жулан обыкновенный, Обыкновенный жулан, Сорокопут-жулан
Scots: Feoladair
Northern Sami: Uhcaskirri
Slovak: strakoš červenochrbtý, Strakoš obyčajný
Slovenian: rjavi srakoper
Albanian: Larashi kurrizkuq
Serbian: Obican (rusi) svracak, Obican svracak, Običan svračak, Rusi svrača)k, rusi svracak, rusi svračak, Обичан (Руси) сврачак, Обичан сврачак, Руси сврачак
Siswant: Civo
Sotho, Southern: Tšemeli
Swedish: Törnskata
Swahili: Mbwigu Mgongo-mwekundu
Turkmen: gyzyl togan
Turkish: Kırmızı-sırtlı çekirge Kuşu, Kızıl Sırtlı Örümcekkuşu, Kızılsırtli örümcekkuşu, Kızılsırtlı örümcekkuşu, Kızıl-sırtlı Örümcekkuşu, kyzyl syrtly örümcekkuşu
Tsonga: Mghubhana lokhulu
Tatar: гадәти җәллад, җәллад козгын
Udmurt: горд тыбыр, гордтыбыр, кырӟась сьӧськаб, нюлэскоӵо, тэльпуны, ӵуж ӟольгыри
Ukrainian: Сорокопуд терновий , Сорокопуд-жулан, Терновий сорокопуд
Uzbek: ола тўғоноқ, олатўғоноқ, олатўнғиз
Kalmyk: жулан, җулан
Xhosa: Ihlolo
Chinese: [hong-bei bolao], 紅背伯勞, 红背伯劳
Chinese (Traditional): 紅背伯勞

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