Birds of the World

Laniidae : Shrikes

Woodchat Shrike

Lanius senator

Bratsigovo, Bulgaria - June 2007

Bratsigovo, Bulgaria - June 2007

The vast majority of the European breeding population of this species are found in the Iberian peninsula. Elsewhere in Europe they have declined significantly, especially in the northern and western portions of their range and has disappeared completely from Belguim, Netherlands and Czech Republic.

Espera, Spain - April 2015

Duraton, Spain - May 2005