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Red-backed Shrike
Lens: Meyer Optiek 400/5.6 "Telemegor" Camera: K20d Photo Location: Netherlands ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F16 
Posted By: Rense, 08-03-2010, 11:53 AM

Lanius collurio, the Red-backed Shrike (and in Dutch "Grauwe klauwier"), is a very
rare bird in the Netherlands. The numbers declined dramatically in the last 50 years,
and it can only be found in some large nature reserves. Yesterday, we found two
adults with three juveniles in one of the military ranges not far from home.
Today, I went there, together with Iris, and we made some photos. These are the
adults...the juveniles are very shy.....





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Great to see these results!
They are very nice (especially if you consider the conditions )!
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Great to see these results!
They are very nice (especially if you consider the conditions )!
Thank you Iris !
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Thank you very much for showing these, and writing the explanation too, great shots!

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