Large woodshrike delighted crowds at Chek Jawa, Singapore

Family: Vangidae Name: Large Woodshrike (Tephrodornis gularis, also known as Tephrodornis virgatus) Interesting snippets: The woodshrikes used to be placed with the shrikes (Family Laniidae) but is now placed in its own family. Shares many similarities with Laniidae members but … Continued

Long-tailed shrike (Lanius schach) swallowing brown anole (Anolis sagrei)

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Protagonist 1: Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach, the predator. Protagonist 2: Brown anole, Anolis sagrei, the prey. Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach Family Laniidae 25-28 cm long resident in Singapore. Also found in North-East India, Eastern and Southern China, Taiwan & South-East Asia … Continued