Five years ago today (Dec. 11), a Northern Shrike was reported along Disposal Road across from the Carillon.
The bird stayed until St. Pattie’s Day, 2010.
Keep your eyes out. You never know. Sometimes lightning does shrike twice.
For a link to one of our favorite 2009 Shrike posts — featuring a shot of the shrike coughing up a pellet — click here.