Amazing Photos of Young Bird Impaled on Stick

Young Chick impaled on stick

Heidi Wilson sent in these fascinating photos to Birding Planet, of a young bird which had been impaled on a stick in her garden.

She theorizes that a Fiscal Shrike (see details and video of Fiscal Shrikes here) raided a nearby nest with a new chick, perhaps a Cuckoo, and then impaled it on the support stick for her plants.
Amazing images.

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