Loggerhead Shrike

Range:

This species can be found in southern Ontario, Quebec and the Canadian prairie provinces, south to Mexico. It nests in dense trees and shrubs. Northern birds migrate further south.  Southern populations do not migrate.

 

Description:

Has a large hooked bill.  The head and back are grey and the underparts white. The wings and tail are black, with white patches on the wings and white on thed tip of the tail feathers. The black face mask extends over the bill.

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Loggerhead Shrike

Loggerhead Shrike

Bill Shape
hooked
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
agricultural
savanna
shrubs
Deserts
Forests
Grasslands
Color
blackandwhite
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
shrikes - laniidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species