Photo category:
Mixed forest of continental Greece
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Red-backed Shrike
Passerine Birds
Mixed forest of continental Greece diorama

Photo of the Red-backed Shrike, Lanius collurio. Shrikes are carnivorous passerine birds with a raptors’ behaviour. They hunt in the open areas of the forests, looking mainly for large insects.