My 131st Life Bird – Great-tailed Grackle

5 May

Great-tailed Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)

I utterly fell in love with these noisy birds.  Used, as I am, to the sound of Ravens and Crows, the whistling, rattling calls of these birds was engaging.  They were all around the campground at San Simeon.  I thoroughly enjoyed hearing them all weekend.

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2 Responses to “My 131st Life Bird – Great-tailed Grackle”

  1. BEG 5 May, 2009 at 10:33 pm #

    Good heavens. These birds are *everywhere* where I work — when I get down to the plaza level, they’re all fighting over the food scraps and crumbs that people leave at lunch…

    • Liza Lee Miller 6 May, 2009 at 4:39 am #

      Yup. They are common for you but we don’t have them this far north! 🙂 One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

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