Loggerhead Shrikes are calling on Antelope Island

By |March 6th, 2014|

Last year about this time I wrote a post complaining about Loggerhead Shrikes being MIA but this year I don't have that complaint because I am seeing and hearing these "Butcherbirds" on Antelope Island.

Ever Been Mobbed by Loggerhead Shrike juveniles?

By |July 17th, 2013|

Yes, I was mobbed by Loggerhead Shrikes and I didn't mind a bit because it afforded me the opportunity to observe and photograph them up close and it was fascinating!

Calling adult Loggerhead Shrike

By |July 5th, 2013|

Two days ago I posted a portrait of a juvenile Loggerhead Shrike that I had photographed on Antelope Island State Park, today I am posting an image of an adult Loggerhead Shrike taken a day after I photographed the young shrike.

Juvenile Loggerhead Shrike close up

By |July 3rd, 2013|

Yesterday a family of Loggerhead Shrikes kept us busy for a bit as the juveniles begged the adults to feed them and the adults were hunting food to bring to the rather noisy youngsters on Antelope Island State Park.