The brown shrike (Lanius cristatus) is a bird in the shrike family that is found mainly in Asia. It is closely related to the red-backed shrike (L. collurio) and isabelline shrike (L. isabellinus). The genus name, Lanius, is derived from the Latin word for "butcher", and some shrikes are also known as "butcher birds" because of their feeding habits. The specific cristatus is Latin for "crested", used in a broader sense than in English. The common English name "shrike" is from Old English scríc, "shriek", referring to the shrill call.

Like most other shrikes, it has a distinctive black "bandit-mask" through the eye and is found mainly in open scrub habitats, where it perches on the tops of thorny bushes in search of prey. Several populations of this widespread species form distinctive subspecies which breed in temperate Asia and migrate to their winter quarters in tropical Asia. They are sometimes found as vagrants in Europe and North America.
Brown Shrike
Date Location Count
2021-06-08 07:30Aruvikkara Reservoir1
2021-05-20 09:07Thalagama Lake (and surrounding wetlands)1
2021-06-06 17:08Purbachal - Turag River (Dhaka)1
2021-06-01 18:12Arvaikheer city, Uvurkhangai, MN5
2021-05-22 16:00Sungai Burung, Pulau Pinang1
2021-05-22 06:50Penang Botanical Gardens1
2021-05-15 08:00Man Nai Island (Ko Man Nai)1
2021-05-16 06:05Vientiane--Ban Na Khouay-canal1
2021-05-16 06:52Mu Ko Chang NP--Chang Island (Ko Chang)1
2021-05-24 17:26青龙湖 (Qinglong Lake)1
2021-05-19 18:18Bayan Lake, Bayannuur, Bulgan, MN1
2021-05-22 16:00Темнохвойная тайга на реке Снежной (Dark Taiga near Snezhnaya River)2
2021-05-23 08:00Выдрино (Vydrino)3
2021-05-22 09:06Sabak1
2021-06-05 09:14Khustain Nuruu National Park3
2021-06-04 05:40Mongolica Resort, UB, MN1
2021-06-03 05:53Nogoon nuur5
2021-06-03 13:38Seol Club1
2021-05-22 09:19Marshal Bridge, Riparian Forest of Tuul River, UB, MN8
2021-05-30 17:45Yangxian Crested Ibis fields1
2021-05-30 09:00Смешанный лес севернее д. Гурульба (Mixed Wood N from Gurulba Village)3
2021-05-29 10:28Jalman Meadows, Khan Kentii National Park, MN2
2021-05-28 13:00黑河国家森林公园 (Heihe National Forest Park)1
2021-06-01 07:23Gun Galuut NR, UB, MN1
2021-05-16 07:20神农架国家公园 (Shennongjia National Park)8
2021-06-11 10:50龙头湿地 (Longtou Wetland)1
2021-06-11 07:00沁河, 毛则沟 (Qin River at Maozegou)3
2021-05-15 11:00清远莫六公山1
2021-06-12 20:06董寨国家级自然保护区 (Dongzhai NNR)1
2021-05-15 09:30Dongzhai--Baiyun Station5
2021-05-18 07:00汉口江滩 (Hankou Mudflats)1
2021-05-16 09:50马场 (Ma Chang)1
2021-05-22 13:30野鸭湖 (Wild Duck Lake)1
2021-05-20 15:00北京植物园 (Beijing Botanical Garden)1
2021-05-24 08:18百望山森林公园 (Baiwangshan Forest Park)1
2021-05-24 17:20中关村软件园 (Zhongguancun Software Park)1
2021-05-25 06:05圆明园 (Yuanmingyuan Relic Park)1
2021-05-27 16:00沙河水库 (Shahe Reservoir)1
2021-05-20 07:08北京大学 (Peking University)1
2021-06-07 06:20奥林匹克森林公园-南园 (Olympic Forest Park-South Park)1
2021-05-21 16:30东小口森林公园 (Dongxiaokou Forest Park)1
2021-05-16 14:30天坛公园 (Temple of Heaven)1
2021-05-30 14:00全国农业展览馆 (China Agricultural Exhibition Center)1
2021-05-22 15:06将府公园 (Jiangfu Park)1
2021-06-10 17:20温榆河 (Wenyu River)2
2021-05-22 10:38大运河森林公园 (Grand Canal Forest Park)1
2021-06-12 16:53古北口 (Gubeikou)1
2021-05-19 06:28南开大学 (Nankai University)1
2021-06-06 07:00牛角大圩 (Niujiao Dawei, Hefei)5
2021-05-23 07:41汉沽滨海 (Hangu Ponds and Coast)2
2021-05-23 09:36汉沽滨海林地 (Hangu Coast Trees)10
2021-06-01 07:18北堡滩涂 (Beipu Mudflat)1
2021-06-02 17:34南盐公园 (Nanyan Park)1
2021-06-05 07:00南堡滩涂 (Nanpu Mudflat)2
2021-05-17 11:13监狱树 [限制进入] (Prison Trees [Restricted access])2
2021-05-28 09:00南堡盐池 (Nanpu Salt Ponds)2
2021-05-29 10:13绿水湾 (Lvshui Bay Wetlands)7
2021-05-16 06:00金門--慈湖烏沙頭(Kinmen--Lake Ci Wusatou)2
2021-05-29 05:59金門--茅山塔(Kinmen--Maoshan Pagoda)1
2021-05-20 08:31金門--慈湖解說站(Kinmen--Lake Ci Exhibition Station)1
2021-05-16 05:47金門--慈湖雙鯉自然中心(Kinmen--Lake Ci Shuangli Wetlands Nature Center)1
2021-05-31 07:05金門--沙崗農場(Kinmen--Shagang Ranch)1
2021-05-17 14:58金門--金門國家公園管理處/中山林遊客中心(Kinmen--Kinmen NP Headquarters/Zhongshanlin Visitor Center)1
2021-05-24 06:00金門--全區(Kinmen)1
2021-05-25 05:52金門--金門植物園(Kinmen--Botanical Garden)1
2021-05-27 10:25金門--金沙官嶼農地重劃區(Kinmen--Jinsha Guanyu Farmland Consolidation Area)1
2021-06-03 16:00金門--料羅港區(Kinmen--Liaoluo Port)1
2021-05-16 13:59金門--畜產試驗所(Kinmen--Livestock Research Institute)1
2021-05-16 14:47金門--農業試驗所(Kinmen--Agricultural Research Institute)5
2021-06-03 16:53金門--金湖水庫(Kimmen--Jinhu Reservoir)1
2021-05-15 05:37神龙谷 (Dragon Valley)1
2021-05-29 06:44龙坞水库 (Longwu Reservoir)1
2021-05-22 13:00余杭南湖 (South Lake, Yuhang)1
2021-06-12 06:45北湖草荡 (Beihu Lake Grassland)5
2021-05-24 06:33西溪国家湿地公园 (Xixi National Wetland Park)1
2021-05-21 08:46杭州植物园 (Hangzhou Botanical Garden)1
2021-05-25 07:00江洋畈生态公园 (Jiangyangfan Eco-Park)1
2021-05-17 11:57西湖文化广场 (West Lake Cultural Square)1
2021-05-25 07:24太湖--红沙湾 (Lake Tai--Hongsha Bay)1
2021-05-18 11:55青岛植物园 (Qingdao Botanical Garden)2
2021-05-24 09:20大公岛省级自然保护区 (Dagong Island PNR)2
2021-05-28 06:15金属港 (Jinshu Harbor)2
2021-05-25 05:19杭州萧山国际机场 (Hangzhou International Airport)1
2021-05-31 06:51台南七股IBA--國聖燈塔(Qigu IBA--Guosheng Lighthouse)1
2021-05-20 17:10台南七股IBA--全區(Qigu IBA)3
2021-05-23 10:47台南四草IBA--鹽水溪口(Sicao IBA--Yanshui River Estuary)3
2021-05-23 05:45高雄--援中港溼地公園(Kaohsiung--Yuanzhonggang Wetlands Park)1
2021-05-26 06:35高雄--旗津舊高字塔(Kaohsiung--Qijin VTC Tower)1
2021-05-21上虞滨海围垦区 (Shangyu Coast)1
2021-05-27 17:00洋口 (Yangkou)2
2021-05-23 17:32大莲湖 (Dalian Lake)2
2021-05-16 16:35屏東--林後四林平地森林園區(Pingtung--Linhousilin Forest Park)1
2021-06-12 06:00奉贤滩涂湿地 (Fengxian Coastal Wetlands)1
2021-05-30 07:15上海海湾国家森林公园 (Shanghai Gulf National Forest Park)1
2021-05-16 06:53台北--幸福水漾公園(Taipei--Xingfushuiyang Park)1
2021-05-25 10:45双台子河 (Shuangtaizi River Wetlands)5
2021-06-04 10:04崇明东滩鸟类国家级自然保护区 (Chongming Dongtan NNR)2
2021-06-05 13:07南汇东滩 (Nanhui Dongtan)2
2021-05-22 14:55小洋山岛 (Lesser Yangshan Island)2
2021-05-18 13:50宜蘭--頂寮生態公園(Yilan--Dingliao Ecological Park)1
2021-05-19 06:20韭山列岛国家级自然保护区 (Jiushan Islands NNR)3
2021-05-31 06:30向海国家级自然保护区 (Xianghai NNR)1
2021-05-25 16:11丁香湖 (Dingxiang Lake)1
2021-06-09 06:10齐齐哈尔--劳动湖 (Qiqihar--Laodong Lake)1
2021-06-05 05:05Baekryeong Island2
2021-05-23 09:10전라남도 홍도 Hong Island1
2021-05-29 11:00전라남도 흑산도 Heuksan Island1
2021-05-24 06:04충청남도 외연도 Oeyeon Island5
2021-05-19 09:35강화도 남단 농경지 Ganghwa Island--southern rice fields3
2021-05-19 09:34강화도 남단 갯벌 Ganghwa Island--southern tidal flats3
2021-06-02 06:35哈尔滨--兆麟公园 (Harbin--Zhaolin Park)4
2021-06-09 08:52Paju Samreung3
2021-06-04 07:00Корпус Дальневосточного федерального университета (Far Eastern Federal University Territory)1
2021-06-05 10:00Полуостров Де-Фриз (De-Friz Peninsula)3
2021-06-07 12:00Озеро Ханка--ЮВ Берег (Khanka Lake--SE Shore)1
2021-05-20 03:41酒田市--飛島 (Sakata--Tobishima (island))1