Lanius senator (Linnaeus, 1758)
Family: Passeriformes > Laniidae
Recorded in all months of the year but with a clear spring peak, Woodchat Shrike is a scarce visitor to Britain & Ireland.
This migrant shrike has a predominantly European breeding distribution – though extending through Turkey and on into Iran – and winters in a belt across central Africa.
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Woodchat Shrike identification is often straightforward.
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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 Woodchat 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||2-letter: OO | 5-letter code: WOOSH | Euring: 15230|
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