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Loggerhead Shrike - Butcher Bird | by Andy Morffew
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Loggerhead Shrike - Butcher Bird

The Loggerhead Shrike is also known as a butcher bird because it impales its prey on spikes in trees or on barbed-wire fences, creating a larder! Here is a shrike impaling a large insect on a spike on a barbed-wire fence.

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Taken on January 7, 2015