List of Birds of Ontario - Shrikes


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Laniidae

Shrikes are passerine birds known for the habit of some species of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns. A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey.

  • Loggerhead Shrike, Lanius ludovicianus
  • Northern Shrike, Lanius excubitor

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