Lesser Grey Shrike
Lanius minor (JF Gmelin, 1788)
Family: Passeriformes > Laniidae
A rare but annual visitor from south-eastern Europe, Lesser Grey Shrike is most frequently recorded in the months of May, June and September.
The western end of the Lesser Grey Shrike's breeding range has contracted, the species lost as a breeding bird from much of France and Germany.
This migratory species winters in southern Africa.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Lesser Grey Shrike, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: LEGSH | Euring: 15190|
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