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shrike
American English: /ʃraɪk/
British English: /ʃrʌɪk/

Translation of shrike in Spanish:

noun

  • alcaudón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Because their feet are not large or strong enough to hold prey, shrikes find a crotch in a tree, a thorn, or barbed wire to hang their prey on while they eat.
    • The horned lizard Phrynosoma mcalli apparently uses the horns on its head to deter the shrike, a bird fond of impaling lizards on thorns or barbed wire for later consumption.
    • Shrike babblers were originally described as shrikes, because of their hooked bill, but have been subsequently placed among babblers.

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