David Collins / January 2021 – vol. 114, issue 1, pp 44 I noted with interest Simon Rowlands’ observation of a Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor feeding red berries to its well-grown chicks in Lanzarote (Brit. Birds 112: 300). The berry in question is almost certainly the fruit of Lycium intricatum, a thorny shrub that is a member of the nightshade family. This plant is widespread in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, and indeed it is ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.