Week #33 challenge was a Birds on a Wire or Fence.
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Never assume anything when you see birds on a wire. If you have your binoculars in hand, check them out. They are not always the common blackbird, starling or dove. Getting a closer look, may surprise you! That dark looking bird might just be a rare or uncommon bird. This happens to me all the time. I assume it is a crow and upon closer inspection, it is a Purple Martin. The sun plays funny tricks on the naked eye.
Awesome galleries this week with an array of bird species. I have to point out that Karen posted a mystery bird. I need confirmation from my Aussie friends! I searched my book “Birds of the World” and think I have identified it. Please correct me if I’m wrong and tell me what it is if you know. I think the mystery bird is a Yellow-faced Honeyeater. If so, the sun really lit this one up and proves my point as to how lighting plays tricks on our eyes and minds.
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Next up: Week #34: Birds starting with the letter “D” in the title. (Double-crested Cormorant, Wood Duck)
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