Bill Marchel

Bill Marchel, of Fort Ripley, Minnesota, is a full-time wildlife and outdoors writer and photographer. He specializes in game birds, mammals and outdoor sports, such as hunting and fishing. For more information, visit his website at www.BillMarchel.com.

Photo of the week

Posted by: Bill Marchel under Environment, Weather, Recreation, Birding Updated: February 13, 2011 - 5:43 PM

The northern shrike is actually a songbird that preys on mice, voles and other small birds.  Shrikes are about the size of a robin.  This shrike has captured a vole and is in the process of consuming the mouse-like rodent.

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