The WHAT Shrike?

My roommate came back from the holidays with a birdwatching trivia game, which we played this evening. On one of her turns her question asked her to name both North American species of shrike.

Her: The Northern Shrike and the… the…
Me: Oh come on, you know this. It has a big head.
Her: The… Big-headed Shrike. The Great-headed Shrike.
Me: It starts with an L!
Her: The Large-headed Shrike! The Long-headed Shrike!
Me: No! Uh–it has the same name a sea turtle!
Her: [pause] Oh! The LEATHERBACK SHRIKE!

That was the hardest I’ve laughed in a long time.

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