Prévost & Des Murs, 1847
The grey-backed fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
This is a large shrike found in wooded grassland, gardens and damp acacia scrub. It is a sociable bird and is often seen in pairs or small groups on tree stumps, wires and branches, engaged in wing fluttering, tail waving and noisy babble.
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