Definition of European shrike
1. Noun. A common European butcherbird.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Shrike
Literary usage of European shrike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"A large series of eggs from Cuya- hoga and Huron counties, Ohio, do not exhibit any difference whatever. s ife\^2 1 W$i/M ^ 4%v^gv^ 3 ^^ * * European shrike ..."
2. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"... (Lat. northern,) is larger in size, but in other respects, does not differ much from the preceding European shrike. The RED-BACKED SHRIKE, L. collurio, ..."
3. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1895)
"... large masses to pass through the small intestine, therefore they are expelled through the mouth. A number of birds, including the European shrike ..."