Nature Through My Lens

On the Post

grackle

In most places across the prairies there are no trees for perching, or they are few and far between.  As a result fences and fence posts, which are plentiful, are a substitute.  Here a Common Grackle takes advantage of such a post.

Shared with:  Good Fences #66

16 responses

  1. Pat

    Great shot of the Grackle.

    2015/06/26 at 12:08 am

  2. Stunning photo!! So beautiful!

    2015/06/26 at 1:02 am

  3. great details in the grackle! makes a great post percher.

    2015/06/26 at 1:18 am

    • T, thanks! It was windy and it’s colours kept changing!

      2015/06/26 at 1:22 am

  4. a beautiful capture Robin.

    2015/06/26 at 2:24 am

    • Felicia, thanks!

      2015/06/26 at 2:29 am

  5. Wonderful capture of the Grackle on the fence post.

    2015/06/26 at 4:56 am

    • Ida, thank you!

      2015/06/26 at 10:05 pm

  6. Gorgeous shot of the Grackle, I love the background! Have a happy weekend!

    2015/06/26 at 10:38 am

    • Eileen, thanks!

      2015/06/26 at 10:04 pm

  7. Another nice crop of the bird on fence post BUT -1 point for not being a fence! 😉

    2015/06/26 at 8:48 pm

    • Andy, you have to use your imagination and think of endless barbed wire. It was just a few inches below!

      2015/06/26 at 10:03 pm

  8. Looks like it is quite windy by the look of its feathers.

    2015/06/26 at 9:48 pm

    • Margaret, yes, it was quite windy! He seemed to be hanging on for dear life!

      2015/06/26 at 10:02 pm

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