Lanius excubitor


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Noun1.Lanius excubitor - a common European butcherbirdLanius excubitor - a common European butcherbird  
butcherbird - shrikes that impale their prey on thorns
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Do males of the great grey shrike, Lanius excubitor, trade food for extrapair copulations?
(2009) found that tail length and the extent of black on the outermost rectrices were the best predictors of sex in northern shrikes (Lanius excubitor) on the basis of their discriminant function analysis (DFA).
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Thirty species of shrike are found in the world, but just two species.--the loggerhead (Lanius ludovicianus) and the northern shrike (Lanius excubitor)--occur in North America and New York State.
verticalis Say, western I R kingbird Family Laniidae (shrikes) Lanius excubitor Linnaeus, N R northern shrike L.