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Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis lahtora   - Mating
Southern Grey Shrike
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Topansar Lake, Mandvi, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 4 March 2014
English synonyms:Southern Gray Shrike, Indian Great Grey Shrike, Indian Great Gray Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Great Gray Shrike, Steppe Grey Shrike (pallidirostris), Steppe Gray Shrike (pallidirostris)
Bird Family :Laniidae - Shrikes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :One of the birds (the female) was with a grasshopper. She was calling with the food in her beak and the male came to her calls and mating was observed. - JT