Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) - HBW 13, p. 775
Other common names: Thick-billed Shrike
tigrinus Drapiez, 1828, Java.
Appears closely related to the superspecies formed by L. collurio, L. isabellinus and L. cristatus; possibly closest to last of those, which has similar mating system and with which hybridization recorded in Russia and Japan. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds extreme SE Russia (Ussuriland), NE & E China (E from Shaanxi, Sichuan and Guizhou), Korea (except S coast) and Japan (Honshu, Sado, E Kyushu); non-breeding EMyanmar and SE China S to Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, N Laos, C Vietnam and Greater Sundas (including N Borneo).
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VideosSee all 8 videos
Two views of a juvenile perched. Locality Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 February 2010 3 years ago 46 sec 4.3
first-winter bird, perched, looking around, poohs and flies Locality Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 25 February 2012 1 year ago 47 sec 4
Tiger Shrike, adult male, lateral view. Locality Beidaihe, Hebei, China (Northern)
Mark Andrews 21 May 2010 3 years ago 49 sec 3.8
Tiger Shrike, adult male, frontal view. Locality Beidaihe, Hebei, China (Northern)
Mark Andrews 21 May 2010 3 years ago 39 sec 3
This is a sub-adult waiting to fly north Locality Peninsular Malaysia
Khong Tuck Khoon 5 May 2010 3 years ago 11 sec 3
A juvenile perched in a tree Locality Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore (Monotypic species)
Tom Tarrant 30 September 1994 8 years ago 10 sec 2.8
Tiger Shrike, Ad Male, Beidaihe, hebei, China
Locality Beidaihe, Hebei, China (Northern)
Mark Andrews 23 May 2008 3 years ago 4
A front view of a juvenile.
Locality Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 February 2010 3 years ago 3.8
A bird pirching showing back.
Locality Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, Southern Thailand, Thailand
Tanakorn Chantasuban 10 December 2009 2 years ago 3.7
A fierce juvenile bird.
Locality Puchong, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
rusli 6 October 2009 3 years ago 3.3
Amongst a grove of fruit trees
Locality North Sumatra Region, Sumatra (Indonesia)
Smoghead 28 January 2013 14 weeks ago 2.8
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