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Woodchat Shrike is the vernacular name of the Lanius senator, a species of Lanius.

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Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

The woodchat shrike (Z. rufus). In size, in most of its habits, and in its mode of feeding, the woodchat resembles the common red-backed shrike, but is not so frequently met with. The forehead, round the eyes, and the back, wings, and wing - ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (1893)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by John Mee Fuller

the woodchat shrike, Lanius merulionalts, L. ; L. minor, L. ; L. peraonatus, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

woodchat (also woodchat shrike) 7noun a shrike of southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, having black and white plumage with a chestV- nut head. 3Lanius senator, family Laniidae. woodchip ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible: Red-Sea-Zuzims (1863)

by William Smith

that they should occur in Syria ; and accordingly the woodchat shrike, Lanius meridionalis, L. ; L. upwards of twenty ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The woodchat shrike, Zanius rufut, resembles the flayer in size, in mode of feeding, and in most of its habits ; but it differs in plumage, and is of rarer occurrence. Its forehead, its back, its wings, its wing-coverts, and the space round its eyes are ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1849)

by John Marius Wilson

The woodchat shrike, Lanius rufua, resembles the flayer in size, in mode of feeding, and in most of its habits; but it differs in plumage, and is of rarer occurrence. Its forehead, its back, its wings, its wing-coverts, and the space round its eyes are ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

the Woodchat Shrike was so-named because its chestnut-red cap recalled the colour of the stripe or band on the togas of the Roman senators (cf. Mod. L. senatus sienna-colour) (Lanius). senectum ...

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1892)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by William Smith

the woodchat shrike, Lnniut mirúiiunalu, L. L. minor, L. ; L. perionatiu, Tern.; and 'J'ittjilt- onus cucuib-iiia, Gr. There are but two allusions to the singing of birds in the Scriptures, Eccl. xii. 4 and Ps. civ. 12, " By them shall the fowls ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

The woodchat shrike is a bold and ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

A New Original and Exhaustive Work of References to All English Words ... Being Also a Comprehensive Encyclopædia of All the Arts and Sciences ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

woodchat shrike, a, [Woodchat.) ...

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Small photo of Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) iSmall photo of BURUNDI - CIRCA 1970: A set of four stamps printed in Burundi, shows a birds Woodchat Shrike, Common Rock Thrush, Black Redstart, Ring Ouzel, circa 1970Small photo of Woodchat shrike, Lanius senator, single bird on perch, Spain, April 2010Small photo of Woodchat shrike, Lanius senator, Spain, springSmall photo of CROATIA ZAGREB, 7 FEBRUARY 2016: a stamp printed in the Switzerland shows Woodchat Shrike, Lanius Senator, Bird, circa 1968Small photo of Juvenile Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator), perched in a tree, Morocco.Small photo of Juvenile Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator), perched in a tree, Morocco. More...

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