Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shrikes :: Rufous-tailed Shrike

Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Described by: Hemprich; Ehrenberg (1833)
Alternate common name(s): Isabelline Shrike, Red-tailed Shrike, Central Asian Shrike, Pale-brown Shrike, Rufous Shrike
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


United Arab Emirates - Jan, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Netherlands - Date unknown © Ben van den Broek  Oman - Nov 4, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Kazakhstan - May 26, 2003 © Aurélien Audevard  Kutch, Gujarat, India - Feb, 2008 © Jugal Tiwari 
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(1) S. Russia, Iran, Afghanistan to w. Asia Minor, and s. Kazakhstan n. to the Aral Sea and Kirghiz steppes and the Tien Shan, nw. Xinjiang.
Winters Arabia, ne. and e. Africa.
(2) W. and n. China (c. and c. Xinjiang to sw. Inner Mongolia).
Winters s. to Pakistan and n. India.
(3) S. and e. Transbaikalia, Mongolia, n. China (ne. Xinjiang, c. and n. Inner Mongolia.
Winters in Arabia and ne. Africa.
Winters in ne. Africa.
(4) W. China (Sinkiang and n. Tsinghai (Qinghai) in the Qaidam Basin).
Winters in Pakistan and n. India.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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