Feathers on Friday

While fixing a myself a snack Wednesday afternoon, I was looking out the kitchen window at the bird feeders with all the redpolls, when I noticed that a Northern Shrike had landed in the tree. All of the redpolls fled, not wishing to be the shrike’s next meal. I quickly ran downstairs to grab my camera, but by the time I got my camera the shrike had left the tree and had flown to a snag across the road, where it sat for a little while. I was able to get some not bad photos of the shrike while in the tree.

The shrike then flew to a fence post,

3 thoughts on “Feathers on Friday

  1. It was very nice of the Northern Shrike to stay close enough that you could get some photos of it PrairieBirder. I get to see the Loggerhead Shrikes far more often than your Northerns. Well done.

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