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Photo © by Peter Ericsson
Kanchanaburi, Thailand, December 2005
Lanius collurioides


Photo © by Ayuwat J
Doi Angkang, Chiangmai, Thailand


Found in China, Pakistan, India, Macau, Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.


This is a polytypic species[1] consisting of 2 subspecies:


  • L. c. collurioides:
  • L. c. nigricapillus:


Open woodland and parks.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Lepage D. (2021) [Avibase - https://avibase.ca/EA411063]. Retrieved 24 October 2021
  3. BF Member observations

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