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Wing Span

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A Great Blue Heron (Andea herodias) in a local farmers field hunting for summer. We stopped on the road and I guess it didn’t like our presence, even though we were a distance away. It started to leave and then decided to stay after this great wing display!

Proud

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A proud House Sparrow

House Finch

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A beautiful House Finch

Sisters

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A pair of Northern Pintail hens in the green water of their pond

Her Own Sunlight

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A pretty Mallard hen (Anas platyrhynchos) has found her own spot of sunlight to bring out her best.

Sky High

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A flock of crows heads to it’s night time roost. Crows form large communal roosts at night where thousands of individuals gather in trees. Around here at sundown they can be seen like this flying to their roost site. This is a steady flow of crows lasting over a half hour or more.

What’s Up

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A pair of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) at the bird bath. These guys love their baths, even in below zero temperatures.