Laniidae


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Noun1.Laniidae - shrikes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
shrike - any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals
genus Lanius, Lanius - type genus of the Laniidae: typical shrikes
Malaconotinae, subfamily Malaconotinae - an African bush shrikes
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Sturnidae (2 spp.), Emberizidae (1 sp.), Motacillidae (1 sp.), Alaudidae (1 sp.), Passeridae (1 sp.), Laniidae (2 spp.), Zosteropidae (1 sp.), Corvidae (2 spp.), Dicruridae (1 sp.), Muscicapidae (3 spp.), Pycnonotidae (2 spp.), Cisticolidae (4 spp.), Leiothrichidae (1 sp.), Hirundinidae (1 sp.) belonged to Passeriformes.
A large body of knowledge the morphology of the alimentary tract in birds has been conducted on many big type birds, especially on fowl (Martinez et al, 2000; Rossi et al, 2005; Selvan et al., 2008; Ma, 2009; Kadhim et al, 2011), but no studies were reported on the morphology of the digestive tract of birds in the family Laniidae. Grey-backed shrike (Lanius tephronotus) is a middle-sized bird frequently seen in East Asia (Mackinnon & Phillipps, 2000).
A la fecha no se habia registrado cleptoparasitismo del caracara sobre aves paseriformes terrestres pequenas, ni en particular sobre el verdugo Lanius ludovocianus (Familia Laniidae, peso 45 g).