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Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides   - Adult male
Red-tailed Shrike
Photographer : © Prasad Ganpule
Location :Banni, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 25 September 2017
English synonyms:Turkestan Shrike, Pale Red-tailed Shrike, Red-necked shrike, Rufous Shrike, Rufous-tailed Shrike, Steppe Shrike, Western Rufous-tailed Shrike
Bird Family :Laniidae - Shrikes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Pure phoenicuroides-type birds are seen in Kutch in September-October and are passage migrants here. These two photos are of the same individual and show that sometimes, when perched, the white wing patch may be obscured.
Ganpule, P. 2018. Status of Red-tailed Shrike in Kachchh. Flamingo 16 (1): 7-8