“This adult female Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) was unusually accommodating (above, below).
“I was sitting in the car and she was just outside the window.
“Had to lean back to get her in focus. Love the rictal bristles (above) and magnificent claws (below).
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
20th December 2016
Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Ex-mining pools, fish farming, wetlands
Note: According to Krys Kazimierczak, Oriental Bird Images Editor, “…the dark markings on the side of the crown and lesser coverts suggest that this is a 1st winter.”