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1 July 1999 Use of Barbed Wire by Loggerhead Shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus) to Manipulate Nest Materials
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Loggerhead shrikes were observed using barbed wire to anchor and tear nest-lining materials in Indiana. This is a previously unreported function of impaling by shrikes and may explain the impaling of certain inedible objects.

KENNETH M. BURTON "Use of Barbed Wire by Loggerhead Shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus) to Manipulate Nest Materials," The American Midland Naturalist 142(1), 198-199, (1 July 1999). https://doi.org/10.1674/0003-0031(1999)142[0198:UOBWBL]2.0.CO;2
Accepted: 1 January 1999; Published: 1 July 1999
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