Magpie shrikes (Corvinella melanoleuca) at the Houston Zoo.



Magpie shrikes (Corvinella melanoleuca) at the Houston Zoo.



A magpie shrike (Corvinella melanoleuca) at the Houston Zoo. This species is extremely energetic, constantly vocalizing and displaying. They are also very hard to work with as they are strong for their size and their beak and nails are quite sharp.

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