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Northern Shrike

Lanius excubitor


size of a blue jay. Looking out the kitchen window where I toss out peanuts for the blue jays. looking for dinner. Pale gray above, white below, faint barring on underparts. black mask

1 species ID suggestions

Lanius sp Lanius - Wikipedia


Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 5 days ago

Don't think though it's L. excubitor - that would be a Palearctic species, Great Grey Shrike. Northern Shrike should be L. borealis.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a week ago

Don't know much about US wildlife, but this looks like Shrike to me... and I find only two shrikes registered in Vermont... Loggerhead and Northern. My guess goes for Northern Shrike (Lanius borealis) maybe?

Barre Town, Vermont, USA

Lat: 44.15, Long: -72.55

Spotted on Jan 9, 2019
Submitted on Jan 9, 2019

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