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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), Asian Grey Shrike (lahtora)
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