Loggerhead Shrike

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Loggerhead Shrike Allofeeding Courtship Behavior Plus a Close Up

2018-05-01T07:11:23+00:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Loggerhead Shrikes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Loggerhead Shrike did fly in and brought prey to feed the presumed female, during the mating season the males will allofeed the females as part of their courtship behavior. I've never been able to photograph allofeeding behavior before so I was tickled pink.

Lark Sparrow & Loggerhead Shrike in Northern Utah

2017-05-10T05:05:04+00:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Lark Sparrows, Loggerhead Shrikes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This beautiful little Lark Sparrow was so busy singing that it was a very cooperative subject and I took quite a few images of it as it sang and changed positions on the gnarly old fence post.

Juvenile Loggerhead Shrike with a Robber Fly

2016-12-07T12:05:54+00:00July 6th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Loggerhead Shrikes, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When I took this image the juvenile Loggerhead Shrike was perched on a dead twig when the robber fly flew into the frame, the shrike took off after the fly and caught it in mid air.