Move somewhat south in winter but population augmented by those in North America.
The Loggerhead shrike is quite well known for their habit of impaling their prey on sharp thorns. This is thought to be a territorial gesture or a way of attracting mates. They eat mainly large insects, small birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish and carrion, and like to hunt from a perch.
The Loggerhead shrike is absent from the Sierra Nevada, Cascade, and North coast ranges.
The Loggerhead shrike inhabits open habitats.
The Loggerhead shrike likes open dry plant communities. They like tall shrubs for hunting.
The Loggerhead shrike nests in dense brush or trees.
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