BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Red-backed Shrike



Red-backed Shrike [Linnaeus, 1758]

(Extremely rare PM. Former breeder.)

  1. Present, 1907 (D. Carr).* See note 1 below.
  2. Arrival date, 12th May 1927 (C. Tuckett, R.P. Gait). See note 2 below.

Note 1: Donald Carr reported Red-backed Shrike "Summer visitor, nests here" (Carr, 1907).

Note 2: Listed in the Arrival Dates section of the 1927 Report.

One reported with a decapitated Sparrow in a trap in a strawberry bed at Blagdon during the summer (D.B. Grubb)

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Updated 23 December, 2014