LC
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

IUCN Red List criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency low
Land-mass type Average mass -
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 2,700,000 km2
Extent of Occurrence (non-breeding) 3,060,000 km2
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend stable - suspected -
Generation length 3.9 years - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as not uncommon (Harris and Franklin 2000).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
Bangladesh extant native
Cambodia extant native yes
China (mainland) extant native
India extant native
Laos extant native yes
Myanmar extant native
Thailand extant native
Vietnam extant native yes yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Laos Nam Et
Laos Phou Loeuy
Laos Nam Ha
Laos Phou Xiang Thong
Laos Dong Khanthung
Laos Xe Kong Plains
Laos Dong Kalo
Cambodia Upper Srepok Catchment
Cambodia Kirirom
Laos Eastern Bolikhamxay Mountains
Laos Nakai Plateau
Laos Nakai-Nam Theun
Cambodia Snoul / Keo Sema / O Reang
Vietnam Tam Dao
Vietnam Bi Dup
Vietnam Pu Mat
Vietnam Tuyen Lam
Vietnam Chu Yang Sin
Thailand Doi Chiang Dao
Thailand Doi Inthanon
Thailand Huai Kha Khaeng
Thailand Khao Yai
Thailand Mae Fang
Thailand Mae Jarim National Park
Thailand Thung Yai - Naresuan
Thailand Umphang

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable breeding
Savanna Dry major non-breeding
Savanna Dry major breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Lanius collurioides. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/burmese-shrike-lanius-collurioides on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.