The Butcher Bird Strikes!  -- A loggerhead shrike impales its prey on the thorns of osage orange and honey locust trees at Blandy, November 12, 2012.
impaled mouse
impaled caterpillar
Woolly bear caterpillars
loggerhead shrike
Loggerhead shrike looking over its handiwork (or looking for a next victim). Shrike photo by Rea Manderino.
impaled grasshopper
impaled preying mantis
Praying mantis

impaled sparrow
White crowned sparrow
impaled beetle
Burying beetle