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Boat-tailed Grackle

Boat-tailed Grackle

Here's the female having a little drink from the lake.



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Date: Thu May 7, 2009
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They are really lovely looking birds. This is a super capture. Very, very sharp, and in action - love her wet beak gleaming. Viv
#1 Thu May 7, 2009 11:43am

Like said great shot of her. Wink
#2 Thu May 7, 2009 1:33pm

I've never heard the name Grackle. Do you know birds, or take a picture and then research to find out what it is?

#3 Thu May 7, 2009 2:54pm

Thank you all for looking and commenting. Artfulpics, it's probably a little of both plus I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express once. Wink
Thanks again, Vab, usntm1ret and artfulpics. I really appreciate you checking out my stuff. Smile
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#4 Thu May 7, 2009 7:19pm

LOL! I want you around if I ever visit a nuclear power plant.

#5 Fri May 8, 2009 2:02am

I've heard of the grackles thanks to my brother who knew every species it seemed... luv their beautiful milk chocolate brown which you've captured
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#6 Fri May 8, 2009 6:46am

Super duper sharp shot, Amanda. Great timimgThumbs Up! At least she looks more graceful than myself when I gargleSmile!Cat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#7 Fri May 8, 2009 11:11pm

Wonderful detailed sharp image Amanda!....SmileAlan
#8 Sat May 9, 2009 8:28am

I got your PM, Amanda, thanks. It'll just be our private little joke. Wink

#9 Sat May 9, 2009 3:28pm

Lovely shot Amanda,but i want to know what your priate joke is lol Smile
#10 Sat May 9, 2009 5:22pm

Great shot.
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