For some reason, a gang of grackles decided to invade the canna lilies this morning. While I'm no fan of these ruffians…they are quite striking. Here are a few shots I made before chasing them away.
Quite the profile, eh? Note the oversized, saber-like beak, which these
nasty-tempered birds quickly use on any and all who get in their way.
|A fantail spread from a bird who thinks it's hidden.|
|The not-hidden-as-well-as-it-thought grackle giving me the evil eye.|
|A protest that continues…|
|…until we establish who's the bigger, badder bird.|