Definition of Lanius borealis

1. Noun. A butcherbird of northern North America.

Exact synonyms: Northern Shrike
Generic synonyms: Butcherbird



Lanius Borealis Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Lanius Borealis Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanius Borealis

Langobard
Langside
Langston Hughes
Langtry
Languas speciosa
Langue d'oc
Langue d'oc French
Langue d'oil
Langue d'oil French
Languedoc
Languedoc-Roussillon
Languedocian
Lani
Laniidae
Lanius
Lanius borealis
Lanius excubitor
Lanius lucovicianus
Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides
Lanius ludovicianus migrans
Lanka
Lankaran
Lankershim
Lannelongue
Lannelongue's foramina
Lannelongue's ligaments
Lanner Falcons
Lanoxin
Lansing
Lansium domesticum

Literary usage of Lanius borealis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1892)
"Another Asiatic Shrike allied to lanius borealis is Lanius mollis, Eversmann, which inhabits the Altai range and Turkestan, and has been recorded by Mr. ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"lanius borealis borealis Vieillot is replaced in western North America by Lanius borealis invictus ..."

3. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"... recorded north casually to San Jose, Chico and Marysville. 395 (621, part) lanius borealis invictus Grinnell. NORTHWESTERN SHRIKE. SVN. ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"He supposes these gentlemen, in representing this bird with only one pateh on the primaries, have mistaken for it the lanius borealis, or the Lanius ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Lanius borealis

Search for Lanius borealis on Dictionary.com!Search for Lanius borealis on Thesaurus.com!Search for Lanius borealis on Google!Search for Lanius borealis on Wikipedia!

Search