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The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) belongs to the family Laniidae under the order Passeriformes.

Red-backed shrike taxonomy

The family Laniidae comprises a group of carnivorous passerine birds known as shrikes. The family Laniidae was first introduced by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815.

The family Laniidae comprises four genera, viz., Eurocephalus, Corvinella, Urolestes and Lanius. The genus Lanius was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Lanius comprises about 30 species, including Lanius collurio. The species Lanius collurio was first introduced by Carl Linnaeus in the year 1758.

"The specific collurio is from Ancient Greek kollurion, a bird mentioned by Aristotle. The common English name "shrike" is from Old English scríc, "shriek", referring to the shrill call".
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Lanius collurio
Species:L. collurio
Genus:Lanius
Subfamily:-
Family:Laniidae
Order:Passeriformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
1.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio 358
Image by Soner Bekir


Lanius collurio
2.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Antonios Tsaknakis

Lanius collurio
3.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Derek Keats

Lanius collurio
4.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Andreas Eichler

Lanius collurio
5.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Derek Keats

Lanius collurio
6.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Andreas Eichler

Lanius collurio
7.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Juan lacruz

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8.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Frank Vassen

Lanius collurio
9.Red-backed shrike - Lanius collurio
Image by Bernard DUPONT
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kizilsirtli_orumcekkusu.jpg (cropped)
Author: Soner Bekir | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/18/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red-backed_shrike.jpg (cropped)
Author: Antonios Tsaknakis | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/18/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/16401568363/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/18/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2016.05.07.-05-Viernheim--Neuntoeter-Maennchen.jpg (cropped)
Author: Andreas Eichler | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/18/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/17020858091/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/18/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2016.05.07.-04-Viernheim--Neuntoeter-Maennchen.jpg (cropped)
Author: Andreas Eichler | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/18/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alcaud%C3%B3n_dorsirrojo.jpg (cropped)
Author: Juan lacruz | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/18/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03/4664102545/ (cropped)
Author: Frank Vassen | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/18/18
9.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/15915570063/ (cropped)
Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 4/18/18
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