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Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus tsaidamensis  
Isabelline Shrike
Photographer : © Peter Clement
Location :near Golmud, Tsaidam Basin, Qinghai, China
Date : 7 June 2016
English synonyms:Rufous Shrike, Central Asian Shrike, Pale-brown Shrike, Pale Brown Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Chinese Shrike (arenarius, tsaidamensis), Chinese Isabelline Shrike (arenarius, tsaidamensis), Daurian Shrike (isabellinus), Daurian Isabelline Shrike (isabellinus), Butcher Bird
Bird Family :Laniidae - Shrikes
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :The form phoenicuroides is now treated as a full species: Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides. Following this separation, images have been relabelled where the identification was clear. However, due to the similarity of females and immatures of both species, it may be that some of the images retained here are in fact of female or immature L. phoenicuroides.
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