: a large-headed gray shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) of North America with a black mask around the eyes
Examples of loggerhead shrike in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFranklin County: a regional loggerhead shrike at the Orange Airport.
BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2022 The loggerhead shrike is a rare breeder in Minnesota that gets replaced in winter by the northern shrike, which begins arriving in late October.
Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 21 Jan. 2021 In a single day early in his career, Seriff could spot several of the fierce little predators called loggerhead shrikes.
Bruce Henderson, charlotteobserver, 12 Apr. 2018 On the down side, the CBC data is helping to track the steady declines of such iconic North American species as Northern bobwhite, American kestrel and loggerhead shrike.
James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, 8 Dec. 2017
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