Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis



The species is resident in southern France and the Iberian Peninsula, with some 95% of the global population in Spain. This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable as it is undergoing rapid population declines. The main driver of the decline is thought to be a combination of agricultural intensification and increased pesticide and herbicide use, and the cessation of sheep grazing leading to the invasion of scrub.

Factsheet: Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis (VU)

 

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