Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor


BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

EBCC. 2015. Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme. European Bird Census Council. Available at:

Hagemeijer, E.J.M. and Blair, M.J. 1997. The EBCC atlas of European breeding birds: their distribution and abundance. T. and A. D. Poyser, London.

Harris, T.; Franklin, K. 2000. Shrikes and bush-shrikes. Christopher Helm, London.

Lefranc, N.; Worfolk, T. 1997. Shrikes: a guide to the shrikes of the world. Pica Press, Mountfield, U.K.

Martínez, M.G. 2011. In situ Conservation of the Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor) in Spain – 2011 Results Report. Departament d’Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca, Alimentació i Medi Natural.

Tucker, G.M. and Heath, M.F. 1994. Birds in Europe: their conservation status. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Yosef, R. and International Shrike Working Group. 2008. Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Lanius minor. Downloaded from on 12/05/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 12/05/2021.