Shrike (disambiguation)

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A shrike is a passerine bird of the family Laniidae.

Shrike may also refer to:


Other passerine birds known as shrikes:

  • Helmetshrike (Prionopidae), an African family closely related to the true shrikes
  • Bushshrike (Malaconotidae), another African family, also formerly considered true shrikes
  • Cuckooshrike (Campephagidae), a widespread Old-World family
  • Shrikebill (Clytorhynchus), an Australasian genus of monarch-flycatcher
  • Shriketit (Falcunculidae), birds in the genus Falcunculus
  • Shrike-tyrant (Agriornis), a South American genus of tyrant-flycatchers
  • Woodshrike (Vangidae), birds in the genus Tephrodornis
  • Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen), the true piping shrike
  • Bornean bristlehead (Pityriasidae), also known as the bristled shrike or bald-headed wood-shrike
  • Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca), an Australian tyrant-flycatcher mistaken for the piping shrike



In fiction[edit]

Other entertainment[edit]

  • The Shrike (play), a 1952 Pulitzer Prize–winning drama by Joseph Kramm
  • The Shrike (film), a 1955 film based on the play
  • "Shrike", a song by Irish musician Hozier from the 2019 album Wasteland, Baby!

Other uses[edit]