Lanius lahtora pallidirostris in Western Europe


Steppe Grey Shrike / Lanius lahtora pallidirostris in Europe from 1953 – 2019

Other names: Saxaul Grey Shrike / Mauryan Grey Shrike / Bogdanoff’s Shrike

Records:

Finland (5)

31-10-1981:  Lågskär, Lemland, Åland / 1cy

22>25-05-2005: Lågskär, Lemland, Åland / 2cy

09>10-06-2005: Uusikaupunki, Hanko / 2cy

20>22-05-2006: Dragsfjärd, Björkboda / 2cy

19-09-2018: Maaviiki, Pori / 1cy


Sweden (12)

04-06-1985: Krönoren, Nordmaling, Ångermanland / 1cy

30>08/06-09-1995: Aurriv, Hamra, Gotland / 1cy

06>18-10-1998: Munkfors, Värmland / 1cy

31-10/01-11-1998: Ramsvikslandet, Bohuslän / 1cy

15-11-1998: Skullersta, Nora, Ångermanland / 1cy

27>28-04-2000: Kiladalen, Nyköping, Södermanland / 2cy

19-09-2004: Fällsvikshamn, Nordringå, Ångermanland / 1cy

29>30-09-2004: Hartsö-Enskar, Södermanland / 1cy / trapped and ringed

20-05-2007: Lövstaviken, Falkenberg, Halland

27>29-10-2009: Vivesholm, Gotland / 1cy

11-07/17-08-2011: Ottenby, Schäferiängarna, Öland / 2cy / trapped and ringed

29-10/5-11-2011: Nyudden, Nyen, Gotland / 1cy


Norway (7)

05-09-1953: Utsira, Rogaland / collected

16>25-10-1976: Utsira, Rogaland / trapped and ringed

29-10/06-11-1987: Jomfruland, Kragerø, Telemark / 1cy

05>14-11-2005: Steinsviga, Farsund, Vest-Agder / 1cy

21>22-11-2005: Ree, Bryne, Rogaland / 1cy

19>28-10-2008: Tarevika, Karmøy, Rogaland / 1cy

13>27-10-2009: Lista Fyr, Farsund, Vest-Agder / 1cy / trapped and ringed


Denmark (6)

22>23-10-1995: Fakkemose, Langeland, Fyn, Sydenmark / 1cy

24-11-1995: Veljby Kit, Ringkobing, Midtjylland / adult

19>26-11-1997: Buttervej, Skagen, Nordjylland / 1cy

06>14-10-2000: Hasle Havn, Bornholm / 1cy

11-10-2002: Gilbjerg Hoved, Sjælland

26-10-2003: Nakkehoved, Gilleleje, Sjæland


UK (25)

21-09-1956: Haa, Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland / 1cy / trapped and ringed

17>18-10-1964: Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland / 1cy / trapped and ringed

06-12-1986: Landguard NR, Suffolk, England / 1 cy / trapped and ringed

31-10/1-11-1989: Bishop Monkton, North Yokshire, England / probable 1cy

01-11-1989: Portland Bill, Dorset, England / 1cy

21>24-04-1992: Cape Cornwall and Kenidjack Valley, England

04>07-10-1992: Easton Bavents, Southwold, Suffolk, England / 1cy

23>28-09-1993: Pack Bill, Wanborough, Swindon, Wiltshire, England / 1cy / hit by car and taken into car and released at Swindon Sewage works on 24-09

14-09 /16-10-1994: North Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland / 1cy male / trapped and ringed

26>30-10-1994: Oxenham Farm, Great Wakering, Essex, England / 1cy

02-11-1994: South Walney, Cumbria, England / 1cy

07>10-11-1994: Boddam, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland / 1cy

11>26-11-1996: Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland / 1cy

18-11/4-12-1996: Holland-on-Sea, Essex, England / 1cy

03>04-11-1997: Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England / 1cy

22-09-2000: Windwick, South Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland / 1cy

17-06/12-07–2003: Ballaghennie Ayres, Isle of Man, England / 2cy male

06>07-11-2004: Ash, Kent, England / 1cy

07>26-11-2008: Grainthorpe Haven, Lincolnshire, England / 1cy

25>27-09-2009: St Martin’s and St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, England / 1cy

04>08-10-2009: Lound GP, Nottinghamshire, England / 1cy

14-10-2010: Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire, Scotland / 1cy

30-10/9-11-2011: Wall Farm, Shropshire, England / 1cy

05>07-10-2014: Burnham Norton, Norfolk, England / 1cy

14>27-10-2017: Vaivoe, Whalsay, Shetland, Scotland / 1cy


The Netherlands (5)

04-09/22-09-1994: De Cocksdorp, Texel, Noord Holland / 1cy

27-10/09-11-2012: Hoornder Nieuwland, Texel, Noord Holland / 1cy

29-04/03-05-2014: Maasvlakte, Zuid Holland / 2cy

12-09-2014: Heinkenszand, Borsele, Zeeland / 1cy

16>26-10-2014: Fort Erfprins, Den Helder, Noord Holland / 1cy


Italy (4)

09-1968: Ciaramonte Gulfi, Ragusa, Sicily / collected

15-12-2000/14-03-2001: Saline di Priolo, Siracusa, Sicily

21>22-11-2008: Viareggio, Lucca, Tuscany / 1cy

01-12-2013: Fano, Pesano e Urbino / 1cy


Bulgaria (1)

17>19-09-2014: Durankulak Lake / 1cy


Estonia (1)

15-05-2010: Ristna, Hiidenmaa, Viro / 2cy


Austria (1)

01-11-2002: Laaer Becken, Wildenduurnbach, Niederosösterreich


Greece (2)

17>24-09-2008: Vatera, Lesvos / 1cy

24-11-2009: Kreta / 1cy


France (2)

30-09-2007: Ile d’Yeu, Vendée / 1cy

06>08-10-2009: Salins de Villeneuve-lès-Magnelone, Hérault / 1cy


Spain (4)

29-11/04-12 2016: Andarax river mouth, Almería city, Andalucia / 1cy

16-01/29-01 2017: Canal del Guadaíra, Coria del Río, Sevilla / 1cy

28-02/02-03 2018: Serra de Daró, Baix Empordà, Gerona / 1cy

21-11/05-12 2018: Erms de la Tancada, Delta de Ebre, Amposta, Montsià / 1cy


Cyprus  (14 records)

20-11/04-12-1998: Spiros Pools, Larnaca

22-11/02-12-1999: Spiros Pools, Larnaca

07>31-12-2000: Paphos Mainland / 03/24-03-2001: Paphos Lighthouse / adult

09-04-2005: Sotira Pools, Paralimni Lake

13-04-2009: Cape Andreas

09-11-2010/19-03-2011: Mandria Beach, Paphos / 1cy

26-11-2010: Akrotiri Gravel Pits

17-11-2011: Paphos / 26-11-2011: Mandria

16-02-2014: Kiti-Pervolia

21-04-2014: Agios Philones

15-11-2016: Akrotiri

09-03-2017: Cape Greco

24-09-2017: Armou Hills, Paphos

09-12-2018: Lara Bay

Before 1998 taxa was not registered


Turkey (2)

04-11-2010: Rize Harbour / 1cy

08>11-09-2010: Yomra, Trabzon


Publications:

Stavanger Museum Sterna . Stepptörnskatan, Lanius excubitor pallidirostris Cass., och andra observationer från Utsira 1953, Edberg, R., Aktietrykkeriet I Stanvanger No. 13, 1954 (05-09-1953: Utsira, Rogaland / collected)

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Individual Lanius excubitor excubitor with some looks of a Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius lahtora pallidirostris in Europe:

Pori, Finland / 30-08-2008:

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Photograph © Juha Niemi

References:

Clement, P. & Worfolk, T / Southern and Eastern Great Grey Shrikes in northwest Europe / Birding World / 8(8) / 300-309 / 1995

Ebbels, E.B / Steppeklapekster op Texel in oktober-november 2012 en voorkomen in Europa (Steppe Grey Shrike on Texel in October-November 2012) / Dutch Birding / 35 (4 ) / 219-228 / 2013

UK400 club / Rare Birds / Volume 3 number 1 / January 1997

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