Northern Shrike

Lanius excubitor

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The Great Grey Shrike or Northern Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor) is a large songbird species in the shrike family (Laniidae). It breeds generally north of 50° northern latitude in northern Europe and Asia, and in North America (where it known as the Northern Shrike) north of 55° northern latitude in Canada and Alaska. Most populations migrate south in winter to temperate regions.

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