Shrike - Varsler
- Lanius excubitor
- Stor Tornskade
pictures below depict the Canary Island Race of Great Grey Shrike. On
Lanzarote it is very widespread and conspicuous - especially outside
the tourist resorts. Some birds seem quite tame - like this individual
in the car park behind the beach at Playa Mujera east of Playa Blanca.
The shrikes feed mostly on larger insects such as beetles and