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Isabelline Shrike

Lanius isabellinus isabellinus (Hemprich et Ehrenberg, 1833)

Кашгарский жулан | Қашғар тағанағы

Sorbulak lake, Almaty region
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Upperparts are plain greyish-sandy, underparts are white with sandy-wine tinge. Tail feathers are lighter than in speculigerus. In general, the tone color of upperparts is as bright as that of speculigerus, but more sandy, less greyish.


Broods found 20 July and 1 August 1999 at Tekes and Shalkudysu rivers, in early August 2004 at Tekes reservoir. On migration occurs in Southern and South-Eastern Kazakhstan, in north to the Chu valley, Ile delta and in Ile-Karatal region.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.


relative taxons

Lanius isabellinus
(Hemprich et Ehrenberg, 1833)
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Lanius isabellinus speculigerus
(Taczanowski, 1874)
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