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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

WOODCHAT SHRIKE



After a little research, I'm pretty sure THIS was the Butcher bird that we saw sometimes perch a little way down the hill from the studio.


These Shrikes overwinter in Africa and are known as Butcher Birds (as they are in Britain also) because of their habit of sticking their prey on thorns of trees and then eating them...

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