Can anyone Identify this bird for me?

by Scott
(Stouffville, Ontario, Canada)

I just took this picture this morning (Dec. 15th 2010). The picture was taken in Ontario Canada, about 45 minutes north of Toronto. The bird was about the size of a Blue Jay. I have never seen one of these before on our country property and I am stumped.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Scott

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Dec 27, 2010
Northern Shrike
by: Jerry

The bill will give you a good hint.

Dec 17, 2010
Northern shrike
by: Anonymous

Northern Shrike..

Dec 16, 2010
Albino Black capped chicadee
by: Anonymous

Albino black capped chickadee, they are rare according to the internet site I found last nite.

Dec 16, 2010
Black-capped chickadee
by: Anonymous

There is a picture of a black-capped chickadee on this website: http://www.treknature.com/gallery/North_America/Canada/photo90417.htm. I thought they were similar, maybe someone else will look and think so too.

Dec 15, 2010
Northern Shrike
by: Susan

What a handsome devil!

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