Page Last Updated: February 16 2014
1 species
Northern Shrike (sexes similar) - approx. 25 cm
Family: Laniidae (Shrikes)
Genus: Lanius
Species: Excubitor
Similar to Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)
which is smaller and has a broader black eye bar
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
More Northern Shrikes
Updated February 16 2014
More Northern Shrikes
Northern Shrike (juvenile - 1st winter?) on Staghorn Sumac - approx. 25 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - March 2011