CHIN'S NATURE CORNER ~ PHOTO GALLERY ~ SOME COMMON BIRDS
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus): This small carnivorous bird is usually seen
perched on fences (see previous photo), wires or bare branches,
surveying the ground for prey. This one has taken temporary shelter under the canopy
of a papaya tree. It is the most common of several species of shrike, and may be seen in open country,
plantations and gardens. This species occurs throughout east
Asia, the Philippines to New Guinea.