Scientific Name: Lanius meridionalis Common Name: Iberian grey shrike
Identifying Features: black eye mask, black legs, grey upper-parts, black wings, buff throat
- This medium-sized passerine bird eats large insects, small birds and rodents.
- Like other shrikes it hunts from prominent perches, and impales corpses on thorns or barbed wire as a “larder”
This image was clicked by Nick Brischuk – via Flickr.
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