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This is the same area a Northern Shrike was seen by m.ob. October 27,  
2000.  And same area I, as a beginning level birder in the mid-late  
'90s was sure I saw one, but no one else could re-find it.

Edge Wade
Columbia, MO
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On Mar 11, 2010, at 3:48 PM, Andrew Forbes wrote:

> While on my way to fishing yesterday, saw an adult Northern Shrike  
> in a brushy area near the side of the road south of Thomas Hill  
> Reservoir. The bird was seen off of Rt. F, approximately 1 mile  
> west from the intersection of Hwy. C and Hwy. F, on the south side  
> of the road in a brushy ditch. I didnít get the greatest look in  
> the world, as I only had a pair of mini-binocs, but the undulating  
> flight, long wings and tail, thin mask, and tail flicking were  
> pretty obvious.
>
> This would be the second latest date for NSHR in Missouri if Iím  
> not mistaken. Iíll be sending in documentation, but itís worth  
> checking if youíre in the area.
>
> Good birding,
>
> Andrew Forbes, Resource Scientist (Avian Ecologist)
> Missouri Department of Conservation
> 1110 S. College Ave.
> Columbia, MO  65201
> ph. 573-882-9909 ext. 3241
> fax. 573-882-4517
>
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