red-backed shrike

noun

a common Eurasian shrike, Lanius collurio, the male of which has a grey crown and rump, brown wings and back, and a black-and-white face

Nearby words

  1. red wing,
  2. red wolf,
  3. red worm,
  4. red-,
  5. red-back spider,
  6. red-bellied black snake,
  7. red-bellied turtle,
  8. red-billed quelea,
  9. red-blooded,
  10. red-dog

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