Fledgling Yellow-headed Blackbird, Begging For And Then Receiving Food

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I’ve been stuck in the house for what seems like an eternity because of the gloomy weather and lack of light. It rained all day yesterday (which is unusual for us here in the semi-desert) and I keep thinking of all the early summer bird activity I’m missing so this morning I reached back into the archives for some shots that would remind me of what I’m not seeing and photographing. I’m a glutton for punishment… [...]

Blackbird Snagging Midges Out Of The Air

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For me it’s highly entertaining to watch Yellow-headed Blackbirds through my lens as they pluck flying midges out of the air. [...]