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American Robin, Columbiaville, Michigan 5/30/2021

Snacking on some kind of caterpillar

Tonight I learned that long ago my grandmother stole a horse.

Male House Sparrow, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

This is an invasive species from Europe.

Blue Jay, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

It was watching the Great Blue Heron nests with us.

Great Blue Herons, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

My Dad and I visited a Great Blue Heron Rookery, which is where the birds nest in a big colony. We counted 16 herons. They all looked about ready to leave the nest.

Yellow Warblers, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

Two different birds hanging out with each other. One had a significantly more streaky breast.

Male Red-winged Blackbird, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

You can see its little tongue as its shouting its song. These birds were everywhere at this marshy park.

Red-winged Blackbird, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

It looks like a male in non-breeding plumage, but most of the males are in breeding plumage. Maybe its an immature bird?

Female Red-winged Blackbird, Shelby Township, Michigan, 6/1/2021

It has a damselfly in its mouth.

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