Sunbathing White-faced Ibis

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When common birds perform uncommon behaviors it catches my eye. And hopefully my lens. This was a behavior completely new to me for this species. [...]

Iridescence And The Role of Plumage Variations In Juvenile Magpies

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Juvenile Black-billed Magpies have significantly less iridescence in their plumage than the adults so the amount that appeared in this young bird surprised me. [...]