Long-tailed Shrike – Raptor wannabe

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Long-tailed Shrike-4a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-15th February 2017 (2)Long-tailed Shrike-5a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-15th February 2017 (2)

“The Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach bentet) always strikes me as predator, a “raptor wannabe” – the look (above)…

Long-tailed Shrike-3a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-15th February 2017

“…the beak (above, below),

Long-tailed Shrike-1a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-15th February 2017

“…the claws (below).

Long-tailed Shrike-6a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-15th February 2017

“Had a close encounter with one in the city today.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
15th February 2017

Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Urban environment

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