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Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus   - Adult
Masked Shrike
Photographer : © Hiren Bharti
Location :Govaldev area, Kaanjan Village, near Vyara, Tapi District, Gujarat, India
Date : 18 December 2016
English synonyms:Nubian Shrike
Bird Family :Laniidae - Shrikes
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :Probably a female. First record for India, the Indian Subcontinent and the Oriental Region. The bird was observed 3-4 times over a period of three weeks in the same area.
Bharti, H. (2017) Masked Shrike near Vyara: an intriguing first record for India. Flamingo 15(2):6
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic.
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