Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Grackles.....


I photographed these two guys from my kayak shortly after photographing the battling snappers. Even though it was overcast the irredesent blue feathers show up nicely. There was a whole flock of them and it was interesting watching them hunt in the grass or come to the waters edge for a birdbath.

6 comments:

Mary said...

I always love the beauty of their heads. It sort of redeems them for being a nusiance at the feeders occasionally in the winter. This is where they belong and look best.

Dale Forbes said...

black birds are always so hard to capture with any detail and you have done a great job here, especially with the iridescence. the low light might have made it easier to get good detail on the bird without blowing out the lighter background.

Nice shots!

Dale
http://alpinebirds.blogspot.com

Eve said...

Great photos!

MaineBirder said...

Wonderful captures John!

We have a few who have been grabbing whole peanuts that we set out for the squirrels.

2sweetnsaxy said...

Wow. These are beautiful shots. You really did capture the irradescensce in those feathers. Awesome!

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