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Steppe Grey Shrike

Lanius (excubitor) pallidirostris (Cassin, 1852)

Пустынный сорокопут | Қылаң тағанақ

Description

On males the upperparts are pale-grey as on homeyeri, sometimes with pale-buffy tinge. The forehead is usually without white or rarely with slightly whitish on the base of upper mandible. The white supercilium is well expressed especially behind the eye. The white on the primaries and secondaries is extensive slightly less than on homeyeri but more than on excubitor. The bases of central pair of tail feathers usually are black without white. The uppertail coverts are usually pale-grey. Underparts are white without dark pattern. The notch on the outer web of the fifth flight feather is better defined than on other races.

Distribution

Breeds in the southern half of Kazakhstan from Mangyshlak and Volga-Ural sands to Alakol depression; in north probably to Aral Karakum sands; Kengir-Sarysu confluence; and Sarychiganak. Breeds also in Zaysan depression. In end May 2004 observed at Chelkar-Nura plateau. Wanders and winters within breeding range.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Lanius excubitor
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Lanius excubitor excubitor
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Lanius excubitor homeyeri
(Cabanis, 1873)
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Lanius excubitor sibiricus
(Bogdanov, 1881)
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Lanius excubitor mollis
(Eversmann, 1853)
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Lanius excubitor funereus
(Menzbier, 1894)

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2018-08-20

Анна Ясько: Тоже кто-то из камышевок. Узкая, светлая бровь, однотонный окрас крыла, я думаю, в пользу садовой камышевки.

2018-08-20

Анна Ясько: Камышевка. Крыла не видно, но бровь видна и за глазом, значит будем рассматривать садовую и индийскую. У последней, на мой взгляд, бровь была
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2018-08-20

Анна Ясько: Добавила увеличенное изображение птицы. Полагаю, это молодой могильник, возможно, прошлогодний. Характерны для него светлые "окна" на ПМ,
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